Venus and Adonis

Venus and Adonis, a classical myth, was a common subject for art during the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Some works which have been titled Venus and Adonis are:

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Venus And Adonis - Paintings
... A series of paintings by Titian Venus and Adonis (Titian, Madrid) (1553) Venus and Adonis (Titian, London) (1555) Venus and Adonis (Titian, Malibu) (c. 1555–1560) Venus and Adonis (Titian, Oxford) (c. 1560) Venus and Adonis (Titian, Rome) (c ...

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    In the drawing room [of the Queen’s palace] hung a Venus and Cupid by Michaelangelo, in which, instead of a bit of drapery, the painter has placed Cupid’s foot between Venus’s thighs. Queen Caroline asked General Guise, an old connoisseur, if it was not a very fine piece? He replied “Madam, the painter was a fool, for he has placed the foot where the hand should be.”
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    An American Virgin would never dare command; an American Venus would never dare exist.
    Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)