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“The birth of Venus has been an extremely popular and enduring theme within artwork over the centuries. Perhaps nowhere has it better been explored than in Botticelli's famous
#2 of 12 from My Favorite Artists and Their Art: William-Adolphe Bouguereau by
“A popular theme done in a unique and symbolic way. Here Bouguereau chooses to show Venus already born and riding in on the sea shell, which represents the female anatomy.”
#33 of 35 from Some of My Favorite Works of Art, Part IV by
The Birth of Venus
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Type: Oil-on-canvas
Style: French Realism , Academicism
Medium: Painting
Year Created: 1879
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