The Vision of Faust

Erotica // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The Vision of Faust is a painting by Luis Ricardo Falero (1851–1896) who was the Duke of Labranzano, and an acclaimed Spanish painter in his time. He specialized in female nudes and mythological and fantasy settings. Most of his paintings contained at least one female nude or topless nude. His most common medium was oil on canvas. Duke of Labranzano, was a Spanish painter. He specialized in female nudes and mythological and fantasy settings. Most of his paintings contained at least one female nude or topless nude. His most common medium was oil on canvas.  

The Vision of Faust

Erotica // Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Luis Ricardo Falero's 1878 painting "The Vision of Faust" is perfect for the erotica department with the coming of Halloween. The enormous painting depicts a scene from Goethe's "Faust" in which Mephistopholes takes Faust to a mountain to witness a Witch's Sabbath. The women who attend these sabbath's are traditionally "skyclad," a ritual nudity practiced by pagans or witches.

In Erotica: The Work of Spain's Luis Ricardo Falero

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Spanish artist, Luis Ricardo Falero, specialized in the female nude in a less provocative way, giving it the freedom to breathe the airs of fantasy and mythology. The themes in his delicate and finely painted artwork include celestial muses and the mythology of the stars.

Luis Ricardo Falero

Erotica // Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Spanish artist, Luis Ricardo Falero, specialized in the female nude in a less provocative way, giving it the freedom to breathe the airs of fantasy and mythology. The themes in his delicate and finely painted artwork include celestial muses and the mythology of the stars.

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