AGLIONBY, William, Painting Illustrated in Three Diallogues. Containing some Choice Observations upon the Art. Together with The Lives of the Most Eminent Painters From Cimabue, to the time of Raphael and Michael Angelo. With an Explanation of the Difficult Terms, London, John Gain, 1685.1 quotations
Signifies properly any Naked Figure of Man or Woman ; but most commonly of Woman ; as when we say, ’Tis a Nudity, we mean the Figure of a Naked Woman.