Tag: Venus

Parnaso (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Parnaso (Parnassus) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on canvas, 159 x 192 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Commandé durant l’hiver 1496-1497 par Isabelle d’Este, marquise de Mantoue (1474-1539) pour la décoration de son premier studiolo au Castello…

Mars and Venus, after Guercino (1802)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) Mars and Venus, after Guercino 1802 Graphite on paper, 12.8 × 11.4 cm Tate Britain, London Compare: Guercino (1591-1666) Venere, Marte e Amore 1633 Galleria Estense, Modena    

Venere, Marte e Amore (1633)

Guercino (1591-1666) Venere, Marte e Amore (Venus, Mars and Cupid) 1633 Oil on canvas, 139 x 161 cm Galleria Estense, Modena Following the indication of Venus, whose right hand is painted almost in a trompe l’oeil, Cupid is about to…

Venus Discordia (1873)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Venus Discordia 1873 Oil on canvas, 128.2 x 209.8 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Born in Birmingham, but of Welsh extraction, Burne-Jones was much admired by early twentieth-century Welsh critics. A friend of William Morris and an associate…