The nude figur is mainly a tradeetion in Wastren airt, an haes been uised tae express ideals o male an female beauty an ither human qualities.

Michelangelo's David
David (1504)
"Whit spirit is sae empty an blind, that it canna recognise the fact that the fit is mair noble nor the shae, an skin mair beautifu than the garment wi which it is cleidit?"