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Windows to the Universe Art Archive
Myth Related Art Works
Alphabetical by Painter



Sandro Botticelli, 1445-1510.
Venus and Mars(69K GIF).
Panel (c. 1483). Image courtesy of the Trustees, The National Gallery, London.





Sandro Botticelli, 1445-1510.
Primavera(275K GIF).
Painting (1478). National Museum, Naples, Italy.
Image courtesy of Planet Art.




Sandro Botticelli, 1445-1510.
The Birth of Venus(273K GIF).
Painting (c. 1482). Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy.
Image courtesy of Planet Art.




Francois Boucher,1703-1770.
Diana Leaving the Bath(154K GIF)
Painting (1742). Louvre, Paris, France.
(c) Image courtesy of the Reunion des Musees Nationaux, France.




Francois Boucher,1703-1770.
The Abduction of Europa(186K GIF)
Painting (1734).
(c) Image courtesy of the Reunion des Musees Nationaux, France.




Francois Boucher, 1703-1770.
Jupiter in the Guise of Diana and the Nymph Callisto(240K GIF)
Painting (1759).
Image courtesy of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. (Purchase: Nelson Trust).




Annibale Carracci
The Toilet of Venus(163K JPEG)
European painting (1605). Baroque. Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna, Italy.
Image courtesy of PhotoDisc, Inc. All rights reserved. Images provided by (c) 1995 Fototeca Storica Nazionale.




Jacopo Carrucci
The Three Graces(128K JPEG)
Study. Image courtesy of corel Corporation.




Antonio da Correggio, c.1489/94-1534.
Jupiter and Io(17K GIF)
Painting (1532).
Image courtesy of Kunsthistorishes Museum, Vienna.




Pietro da Cortona
Detail of Fresco in the Hall of Venus(158K JPEG)
Rococo painting (1641-42). Pitti Palace, Palatine Gallery, Florence, Italy.
Image courtesy of PhotoDisc, Inc. All rights reserved. Images provided by (c) 1995 Fototeca Storica Nazionale.




School of Fontainebleau.
Diane Chasseresse(74K JPEG)
Painting. Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Jean Honore Fragonard
Diane at Rest(130K JPEG)
Painting. Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Andrea Mantegna
Mars, Venus, and Diana(102K JPEG)
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.





Michelangelo [Michelangelo Buonarroti], 1475-1564.
The Creation of the Sun and the Moon(209K GIF)
Fresco(1509-12). Detail of the Sistine ceiling. Sistine Chapel, Vatican.
Image courtesy of Planet Art.




Michelangelo [Michelangelo Buonarroti], 1475-1564.
The Creation of Adam(226K GIF)
Fresco (1510). Detail of the Sistine ceiling. Sistine Chapel, Vatican.
Image courtesy of Planet Art.




Baldassare Peruzzi
The Rape of Ganymede(184K JPEG)
Renaissance panel ceiling ( c. 1509-14). Villa Farnesina, Rome, Italy.
Image courtesy of PhotoDisc, Inc. All rights reserved. Images provided by (c) 1995 Fototeca Storica Nazionale.




Nicolas Poussin, 1594-1665.
The Infant Bacchus Entrusted to the Nymphs of Nysa; The Death of Echo and Narcissus(116K GIF)
Painting (1657). Image courtesy of the Fogg Art Museum, (c) President and Fellows of Harvard College, Harvard University Art Museums.




Nicolas Poussin, 1594-1665.
The Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite(K GIF)
Painting (c.1610). Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art: The George W. Elkins Collection.




Praxiteles
Hermes with the Young Dionysus(108K JPEG)
Marble sculpture (c. 340 BC.). Archaeological Museum, Olympia.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Raphael
Galatea(146K JPEG)
Renaissance painting(16th century). Villa Farnesina, Rome, Italy.
Image courtesy of PhotoDisc, Inc. All rights reserved. Images provided by (c) 1995 Fototeca Storica Nazionale.




Guido Reni
The Victorious Samson(154K JPEG)
Baroque painting(17th century). Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna, Italy.
Image courtesy of PhotoDisc, Inc. All rights reserved. Images provided by (c) 1995 Fototeca Storica Nazionale.




Peter Paul Rubens, 1577-1640.
Neptune Calming the Tempest(247K GIF)
Painting (1635). Image courtesy of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums Alpheus Hyatt Fund. (c)1996 President and Fellows of Harvard College, Harvard University Art Museums. To be reproduced only by permission of the Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA.




Peter Paul Rubens, 1577-1640.
The Three Graces(98K GIF)
Study. Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Giulio Aristide Sartorio
The Gorgon and the Heroes(119K JPEG)
European painting (19th - 20th century). Gallery of Modern Art, Rome, Italy.
Image courtesy of PhotoDisc, Inc. All rights reserved. Images provided by (c) 1995 Fototeca Storica Nazionale.




Titian [Tiziano Vecellio], c.1488/90-1576.
Orpheus and Eurydice(92K JPEG)
Renaissance painting (1538). Venus of Urbino. Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy.
Image courtesy of PhotoDisc, Inc. All rights reserved. Images provided by (c) 1995 Fototeca Storica Nazionale.




Vasari
Perseus and Andromeda(140K JPEG)
Painting (1570).
Image courtesy of Planet Art.




Diego Velazquez, 1599-1660.
Mercury and Argos(140K JPEG)
Painting (1570).
Image courtesy of the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain.




Domenico Veneziano.
Study of Apollo(165K JPEG)
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Leda and Her Two Sons Castor and Pollux(110K GIF)
Painting(c.XV-XVI century). Borghese Gallery., Rome, Italy.
Image courtesy of PhotoDisc, Inc.




Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Head of Leda(121K GIF)
Study. Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Aphrodite(89K JPEG).
"Venus d'Arles," Louvre, Paris, France.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Ancient Mayan Calendar(110K GIF)
Ancient carving from Cancun, Mexico.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Eros Punished by Venus(128K JPEG).
Fresco in Pompei, National Museum, Naples.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.





South wall of the temple dedicated to Surya at Ranakpur, India(118K JPEG).
Panel (c. 1483).
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation




Athena(91K JPEG).
Statue in Vienna, Austria.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Venus de Milo(77K JPEG).
Greek statue. Louvre, Paris.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Neptune(138K JPEG).
Statue in Florence, Italy.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




The god Vishnu and the goddess Lakshmi(117K JPEG).
Khajuraho, India.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Pan(84K JPEG).
Statue in Hever Castle, Kent, England.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea(114K JPEG).
Fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Neptune(115K JPEG).
Statue, Crete, Greece.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Apollo(46K JPEG).
Roman statue of Apollo, 2nd C. A.D. Citadel Museum, Jordan.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Perseus(72K JPEG).
Vatican Museum, Rome, Italy.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Perseus(110K JPEG).
Vatican Museum, Rome, Italy.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Apollo Belvedere(107K JPEG).
Vatican Museum, Rome, Italy.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Venus(99K JPEG).
Museo Borghese in Rome, Italy.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Hou Ji(94K JPEG).
Statuette in bronze depicting the Chinese Prince Millet, Hou Ji.
Image courtesy of the Musee Guimet, Paris, France.




Diana of Ephesus(54K JPEG).
Statue of Diana of Ephesus in Villa d'Este. Italy.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Mercury(37K JPEG).
Statue of Mercury in front of the Domed Conservatory in Sion Park, England.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Apollo(36K JPEG).
Statue of Apollo used as garden ornament in Rousham Park, England.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Diana the Huntress(54K JPEG).
Statue of Diana the Huntress used as garden ornament in Versailles, France.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Ganymede(44K JPEG).
Statue of Ganymede used as garden ornament in Vaux-le-Vicomte, France.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




The Chinese Moon(523K JPEG).
Detail of an eighteen-century embroidered emperor's robe, that portrays a white hare believed to live in the moon according to the Chinese mythology.
Image courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.




Poseidon Soter at Artemisium(77K JPEG).
Greek bronze sculpture depicting the god Poseidon.(c. 575 B.C.). The statue was found in the Aegean Sea in 1926.
Image courtesy of the National Archaelogical Museum at Athens, Greece. (c) Greek Ministry of Culture - Archaeological Receipt Fund.




Symposium of the Gods(172K JPEG).
Left section of the east frieze of the Siphnian Treasure (c. 525 B.C.) depicting from left to right Venus, Diana, and Apollo.
Image courtesy of the Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities in Delphi, Greece. (c) Greek Ministry of Culture - Archaeological Receipt Fund.




Pegasus(110K GIF)
Mural of Pegasus, Turkey.
Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.



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