Breastfeeding in public recurs in the public debate from time to time. Whether it’s legal, ethical, aesthetic… Well, no matter if you’re a mother, a hungry baby or an annoyed passerby, these paintings are showing that breastfeeding is as beautiful as nature itself.
Paul Cezanne, Hortense Breast Feeding Paul, 1872, Private collection
Stanisław Wyspiański, Motherhood, 1905, National Museum in Krakow
Mary Cassatt, Louise Nursing Her Child, 1898, Fondation Rau pour le Tiers Monde
Kitagawa Utamaro, Mother and Child, ca. 1793, The Met Museum
Jean Fouquet, Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp
Bramantino, Madonna del Latte, 1490, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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