The Birth of Venus (1485)

The painting above depicts Venus rising from the sea.Her birth according to mythology occurred in the sea and she emerged  fully grown.  The depiction of Venus Anadyomene (rising from the sea )   was  a common representation in art. The Birth of Venus was the work of artist Sandro Botticelli. He was a pioneer of early […]

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