Fat Men in Art

The fat masculine figure in painting, drawing, sculpture, and illustration.


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ancient-serpent:

Lukas Cranach the Elder, q, 1531, Koblenz, Schloss Stolzenfels

ancient-serpent:

Lukas Cranach the Elder, q, 1531, Koblenz, Schloss Stolzenfels

magictransistor:

William Hogarth, Beer Street (Original engraved 1751); this is a scan of a Samuel Davenport reprint made between 1806-09.

magictransistor:

William Hogarth, Beer Street (Original engraved 1751); this is a scan of a Samuel Davenport reprint made between 1806-09.

Dvarapala (temple guardian) in Java, Indonesia

Dvarapala (temple guardian) in Java, Indonesia

centuriespast:

Falstaff
William Emlen Cresson (1843-1868)
1866
Oil on canvas
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

centuriespast:

Falstaff

William Emlen Cresson (1843-1868)

1866

Oil on canvas

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

artnet:

Lucian Freud
Lucian Freud is undeniably one of the greatest figurative painters of his time. The sitter for this classic Freud etching was the artist’s favorite model - Leigh Bowery. Bowery (1961-1994) was an Australian performance artist based in London who posed for the artist over a period of four years. Freud’s attraction to Bowery is obvious, for the sheer size and unique look of the sitter, his physical presence a wonderful exotic body to interpret.
This work has been in a private collection for 21 years and is now open for bidding on artnet Auctions. 

artnet:

Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud is undeniably one of the greatest figurative painters of his time. The sitter for this classic Freud etching was the artist’s favorite model - Leigh Bowery. Bowery (1961-1994) was an Australian performance artist based in London who posed for the artist over a period of four years. Freud’s attraction to Bowery is obvious, for the sheer size and unique look of the sitter, his physical presence a wonderful exotic body to interpret.

This work has been in a private collection for 21 years and is now open for bidding on artnet Auctions. 

Throne of the Crescent Moon book cover [x]

Throne of the Crescent Moon book cover [x]

Friar Tuck [x]

Friar Tuck [x]

joewhyteillustration:

I drew this one the other night at life drawing, ball point pen with a little bit of greylead pencil for the shadows. There’s something really satisfying about doing such a disciplined acedemic style drawing with a cheap ball point pen. i absolutely love the little splotches and imperfections it leaves.

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