Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Weaselicious: Ideal Female Beauty in the 15th Century

Lower Rhine Master, Love Magic 1470-1480

Hugo and Jan van Eyck, Eve, The Ghent Altarpiece 1425-1432

Small breasts and a rounded belly.

I'm reminded of Chaucer's Alisoun in The Miller's Tale:
As any wezele hir body gent and smal

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