Love takes precedence over art and politics as Spanish painter Goya pines for an aloof duchess.
Shameless Duchess...Mistress of an Era!
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The Nude Maja was the first in a two painting series, the second of which was The Clothed Maja, respectively. It is said to be the first painting in which female pubic hair is visible, making it totally profane at the time. In 1813, the Spanish Inquisition confiscated both of the paintings as obscene, returning them to the Academy of Fine Arts in 1936, after Goya's death. See more