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FINE ART PAINTING Godward, John William (English, 1861-1922) - The Mirror - 1899

ALLEGORY OF SCULPTURE (1889; GUSTAV KLIMT) 43,5 x 30 cmpencil and watercolor heightened with gold on cardboardArt NouveauFINE ART

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The Birth of Venus - Bouguereau

The Birth of Venus (1879) by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825–1905). Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

Alexandre Cabanel (French, 1823–1889). The Birth of Venus, 1875. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of John Wolfe, 1893 (94.24.1)

Sandro Boticelli's "The Birth of Venus", 1486, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Most paintings of women during the middle Ages symbolize the Virgin Mary, showing her in a demure appearance with an angelic smile and covered head. So Botticelli's depiction of a beautiful goddess, not only an obvious symbol of pagan mythology but also painted as a nude was groundbreaking.

Botticelli The Birth of Venus in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Truly beautiful.. Most of the time you only see a part of the painting..