Erotica

Breastfeeding in Public Paintings Allowed Here!

Magda Michalska 10 September 2016 min Read

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.

Cezanne

Paul Cezanne, Hortense Breast Feeding Paul, breastfeeding art
Paul Cezanne, Hortense Breast Feeding Paul, 1872, Private collection

Wyspiański

Stanisław Wyspiański, Motherhood, 1905, National Museum, Warsaw, breastfeeding art
Stanisław Wyspiański, Motherhood, 1905, National Museum in Krakow

Cassat

Mary Cassatt, Louise Nursing Her Child, 1898, Fondation Rau pour le Tiers Monde, breastfeeding art
Mary Cassatt, Louise Nursing Her Child, 1898, Fondation Rau pour le Tiers Monde

Utamaro

Kitagawa Utamaro, Mother and Child, ca. 1793, The Met Museum, breastfeeding art
Kitagawa Utamaro, Mother and Child, ca. 1793, The Met Museum

Fouquet

Jean Fouquet, Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, breastfeeding art
Jean Fouquet, Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp

Bramantino

Bramantino, Madonna del Latte, 1490, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, breastfeeding art
Bramantino, Madonna del Latte, 1490, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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