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Art Archive - Venus (Aphrodite)

Myth Related Art Works
Alphabetical by Author



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.




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




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




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




Symposium of the Gods(172K JPEG).
Left section of the freeze (c. 525 B.C.) of the treasure of Siphnioi. Delphi, Greece. From left to right we can see Aphrodite, Artemis, and Apollo.
Image courtesy of the Superintendency (Ephoria) of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities in Delphi. Greek Ministry of Culture-Archaeological Receipt Fund. (c) Greek Ministry of Culture.




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




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



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