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Whether you are looking for an original nude painting or a high quality art print, Saatchi Art has over 36,680 original nude paintings for sale from emerging artists around the world. Read more

Throughout history, artists have created nude paintings (i.e. depictions of the nude human form) for purely aesthetic purposes as portraits, as well as to explore a variety of cultural, psychological, and social themes. Interestingly, these themes have included both celebrating and challenging culturally-specific ideals of male and female beauty. If you appreciate such works, we encourage you to explore Saatchi Art’s international selection of nude paintings for sale created by some of the world’s top emerging artists.

The nude has been the focus of paintings since ancient times, when civilizations often celebrated the human form for its physical attributes. These figures were assigned religious and allegorical significance. Hindu civilizations, for example, revered the body’s fertility, while the Greeks are known for emphasizing athleticism and physical strength. The practice of depicting idealized nude bodies carried on into the Renaissance, when artists revived the ancient tradition. In later movements, like modernism, artists began to stray from this idealization. These artists took more abstract formal approaches to depicting the body and stripped the nude figure of its allegorical significance, replacing goddesses with ordinary subjects. Today, artists continue to create nude paintings, whether it is to celebrate or dismantle the classic tradition. 

Artists have taken diverse stylistic approaches to depicting the nude human form. To create realistic works, artists often sketched from live nude models. This practice was a significant process of the genre until the 20th century, when artists began to take more abstract approaches. Modern artists explored the nude in alignment with different movements. Cubist nudes, for example, featured fragmented, geometric bodies, while Fauvist ones depicted the human form in vibrant colors and lively brushstrokes. Today, artists continue to depict the nude in a variety of styles. While some continue with a realistic approach, others employ more experimental techniques. 

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Fragility, Paintings image
Paintings, 70 W x 70 H x 2 in
$1,080
Prints from $40
Camellia, Paintings image
Paintings, 39.4 W x 27.6 H x 1.2 in
$1,490
Prints from $40
Diving The Mayan Riviera, Paintings image
Paintings, 56 W x 46 H x 2 in
$5,250
Prints from $60
Sanctuary, Paintings image
Paintings, 20 W x 15 H x 1 in
United Kingdom
$3,198
The White Landscape, Paintings image
Paintings, 19.7 W x 19.7 H x 1.2 in
$2,690
Prints from $45
Gaia, Paintings image
Paintings, 9.8 W x 12.6 H x 0 in
$265
Prints from $178
S. (Female nude), Paintings image
Paintings, 74.8 W x 35.4 H x 0.8 in
Czech Republic
$5,299
woman with cat, Paintings image
Paintings, 40.9 W x 48.4 H x 1.2 in
United Kingdom
$3,280
Prints from $40
Amour number2, Paintings image
Paintings, 25.6 W x 19.7 H x 0.1 in
$850
Prints from $40
Diagonal, Paintings image
Paintings, 33.1 W x 23.2 H x 0 in
United Kingdom
$720
Prints from $100
Ballet #7, Paintings image
Paintings, 5.8 W x 8.3 H x 0.1 in
$380
At the window  Giclee Print, Paintings image
Paintings, 15.7 W x 25.6 H x 2 in
It Was the Only Way to Keep Them Quiet, Paintings image
Paintings, 22 W x 33 H x 15 in
United States
$960
Prints from $40
.Three women and a theatrical scene, Paintings image
Paintings, 31.5 W x 31.5 H x 0.1 in
Argentina
$2,090
Prints from $40
Anatomy 33, Paintings image
Paintings, 27.6 W x 19.7 H x 0.8 in
$5,610
Prints from $190
Reality & Ideality No.1012, Paintings image
Paintings, 24 W x 28.6 H x 0.8 in
South Korea
$3,750
Prints from $40
"Good morning mister Hockney #1", Paintings image
Paintings, 90.6 W x 74.8 H x 1.2 in
$10,350
Prints from $100
Yoga #16, Paintings image
Paintings, 8.3 W x 11.7 H x 0.1 in
$460
Prints from $45
Look what?, Paintings image
Paintings, 39.4 W x 43.3 H x 1 in
$5,410
Untitled (30), Paintings image
Paintings, 27.6 W x 39.4 H x 1 in
$1,940
La Rivière, première vue., Paintings image
Paintings, 27.6 W x 27.6 H x 0.8 in
$1,310
Prints from $40
Son, Paintings image
Paintings, 39.4 W x 39.4 H x 1.2 in
Czech Republic
$730
Prints from $40
Space No.1205, Paintings image
Paintings, 30 W x 24 H x 0.7 in
South Korea
$3,750
Prints from $40
Married, Paintings image
Paintings, 35.4 W x 35.4 H x 1.2 in
Czech Republic
$1,000
Prints from $40
SKUNKY, Paintings image
Paintings, 37.4 W x 57.1 H x 0.4 in
$2,210
Prints from $129
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