The Passion of Collecting Academic Nudes

Join me as we explore my collection of Academic Nudes from the 18th, 19th, and Early 20th Centuries and serendipitous finds in the Museum, Art Auction, and Gallery world......examples from the Golden Age of the European Academie

Monday, January 16, 2012

Hans Tichy (1861-1925): Standing Male Model, ca. 1880

A seller on eBay Austria recently listed this nice standing male model academic oils on canvas by the Austrian painter Hans Tichy (1861-1925). It is most probably from his student years. It dates from the late 1880's. Tichy studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts from 1880 to 1884 under Christian Griepenkerl and August Eisenmenger. He later worked as a Professor at the same institution in Vienna.


Here is an example of his mature works:


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