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Adam and Eve by Lucas Cranach the Elder. Study of the human figure has traditionally been considered the best way to learning how to draw, beginning in the late Renaissance and continuing to the present. Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Age of Bronze by Rodinmodeled after a Belgian soldier. By day, a humble installer of cabinets.