Boche and Bibi-the-Smoker snickered at the nudes, pointing them out to each other and winking.
You can imagine the trouble, however, we had with the nudes.
Do you know, I think it would have been just as well not to have had any nudes?
His nudes are as masterly in painting as Manet's, and more supple.
Let us look first at his engraving known as the “Battle of the Nudes.”
Of all Watteau's pictures the nudes seem undoubtedly to have been painted from Nature and not from drawings.
Then, adopting a reddish colour gamut, he began to create full figures of nudes, portraits and animal studies.
The draperies are drawn over, and are made to conform exactly to the forms copied from the nudes of the underpainted picture.
His drawings were his documents, and these, like the nudes, were of course made direct from Nature.
The draperies are drawn over, and made to conform exactly to the forms copied from the nudes of the underpainted picture.