Nini  

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Venus of Urbino (1538, detail) by Titian. The frankness of Venus' expression is often noted; she makes direct eye contact with the viewer, she is the first nini in art history.
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Venus of Urbino (1538, detail) by Titian. The frankness of Venus' expression is often noted; she makes direct eye contact with the viewer, she is the first nini in art history.

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

A nini is a term of art to denote a particular kind of female nude, contrasted to the idealized Venus, see Venus vs. Nini.

See also

female nude, Venus vs. Nini





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