Nymph and Fauns

Oil on canvas | 269 x 130cm | Signed 1875

Julius Kronberg

This nymph drew a lot of attention when it was exhibited at Nationalmuseum in 1876. The subject shows how 19th-century viewers were imbued with the tradition of ‘the male gaze’. The fauns look upon the naked female figure as a quarry, from the voyeur...
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