Studies of the nude or partially draped figure that were done during one's time at an academy or atelier were referred to as académies in France. The examination of such studies can further our understanding of academic art education as well as providing useful examples of how to solve problems in our own study of the human figure. As with most parts of the Realist Art Reasource, this is a growing collection, if you have any additions you woud like to suggest please contact us.
William Mulready. 1848. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Paris, Musée Jean-Jacques Henner.
. Achille Etna Michallon. Photo (C) RMN (Musée du Louvre) / Thierry Ollivier. Courtesy of the Louvre Museum.
Date: ca. 1810–20. Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1952
Accession Number: 52.71. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Thomas Eakins and Miss Mary Adeline Williams, 1929. The Philadelphia Museum of Art.