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Il giudizio di Paride (1583)

Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Il giudizio di Paride (The Judgement of Paris) 1583 Pen and ink on paper, 36.6 x 47.4 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York On his father’s death in 1540, the young Alessandro Allori was adopted by Bronzino…

Venere e Cupido (c.1575-1580)

Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Venere e Cupido (Venus and Cupid) c.1575–1580 Oil on wood, 143 x 226.50 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier The Mannerist painter Allori designed a complex representation of Venus which owes much to the powerful figures of Michelangelo. The…

Allegoria del trionfo di Venere (c.1545)

Bronzino (1503-1572) Allegoria del trionfo di Venere (An Allegory with Venus and Cupid) c.1545 Oil on wood, 146.1 x 116.2 cm National Gallery, London This is one of Bronzino’s most complex and enigmatic paintings. It contains a tangle of moral…

Paolina Borghese Bonaparte come Venere Vincitrice (1804-1808)

Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) Paolina Borghese Bonaparte come Venere Vincitrice (Paolina Borghese Bonaparte as Venus Victrix) 1804–1808 Carrara marble, 160 x 92 cm Galleria Borghese, Roma Portrayed by Antonio Canova in the guise Venus victorious in the Judgement of Paris, Pauline Borghese…