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Occasionally I wandered in where I was not wanted and gave truthful answers.
Sometimes I even did it deliberately. A little disruption now can prevent disaster later.

❝Dianna and Actaeon❞

This is one of Titan's more famous works.

We've definitely moved into the Rubenesque Renaissance. No near waifs here.

What's most interesting about this piece is how it lowers Diana to not only mortal, but to the sensibilities of the time. There is no way that a Lady God would be embarrassed if caught nude. Gods make other humans embarrassed, not the other way around. Nude women bathers were a common motif. I suspect it had something to do with the real ladies being covered up most of the time. Note also that the one servant on the right isn't treated as a "real" woman, she isn't sexualized. That was also fairly common.

I’m a naturist in both senses of the word. Life doesn’t always need clothes. I admire the human body. I hope you can too.


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