Sandro Botticelli: "The Birth
of Venus." The painting depicts the goddess in a pose typical of
classical statues of Venus.
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Image reproduced by courtesy of Planet Art.
Venus was the goddess of love and beauty. To the perfection
of her figure and the purity of her features she added an innocent
grace. On her sweet face she always wore a smile.
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