August Moreau Bronze Figural Lamp

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles Start Price:60.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 600.00 USD
August Moreau Bronze Figural Lamp
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This item SOLD at 2023 Sep 09 @ 14:45UTC-5 : EST/CDT
Ausgust Moreau signed Bronze Lamp. This lamp depicts a young boy with birds with a fig leaf covering his private area. *Around the time of Michelangelo the Catholic Church issued an edict demanding that “figures shall not be painted or adorned with a beauty exciting…lust.” The clergy began a crusade to camouflage the pensises and pubic hair visible in artworks across Italy. Their coverups of choice? Loincloths, foliage, and—most often—fig leaves. It has became known as the “Fig Leaf Campaign,” one of history’s most significant acts of art censorship. *(artsy.net) 72 inches H. Works.