Monthly Archives: December 2012

Did renaissance women remove their body hair?

Notoriously, on the wedding night of the celebrated art critic, John Ruskin and Effie Gray in 1848, Ruskin was so repelled by the sight of his bride‚Äôs body that he was unable to consummate the marriage. Effie Gray explained in … Continue reading

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