William Etty, 1787-1849, was an influential and respected British artist, best known for his paintings of nudes. In 1828 he was made a member of the Royal Academy. William Etty art at its best possesses great charm of colour, especially in the glowing, but thoroughly realistic, flesh tints. The best William Etty paintings are The Combat, the three Judith pictures, Beniah, David's Chief Captain, all in the National Gallery of Scotland. His oils art are represented in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, English provincial museums; the Metropolitan Museum, etc.. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.