Two Male Nudes, One Kneeling With Staff
Painting - Oil On Canvas
This is a reproduction to William Etty's masterpiece “Two Male Nudes, One Kneeling with Staff” created before 1840. Etty was born at York, in the north of England, and moved to London in 1806 to study painting at the age of 19. He began studying under Henry Fuseli the next year. After trips to Paris and Italy his work began to take on the brilliant colors for which he became known. His fame in England began with his 1821 exhibition of Cleopatra's Arrival in Sicily. His reputations grew more after his return in 1824 and four years later he became a member of the Royal Academy. He remained in London until 1848 when he returned to his native York due to ill health. He died there on November 13, 1849 at the age of sixty-two. This reproduction is an oil on canvas painting that measures xx by xx inches. It is in the possession of the artist.
April 7th, 2021
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