Art Archive - Neptune
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Nicolas Poussin, 1594-1665.
The Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite(48K GIF)
Painting (c.1610). Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art: The George W. Elkins Collection.
Peter Paul Rubens, 1577-1640.
Neptune Calming the Tempest(247K GIF)
Painting (1635). 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.
Statue in Florence, Italy. Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.
Statue, Crete, Greece. Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.
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