Category:Venus Rising from the Sea - A Deception by Raphaelle Peale
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- Venus Rising from the Sea - A Deception — by Raphaelle Peale, 1823.
- An oil on canvas painting which famously comments on the fact that depictions of nude women, however artistic, were barely acceptable for public display in the United States of the early 19th century. ::*Her "towel" greatly resembles a pocket-handkerchief…