Pictures of Adonis

In these pictures of Adonis, you'll see how beautiful he was.

... Nonetheless, in the following painting I just love the natural positions that the children have.

The Awakening of Adonis, 1900
The Awakening of Adonis, 1900

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Waterhouse, John...
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Adonis was so beautiful, that Aphrodite/Venus fell in love with him.

Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis

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Venus and Adonis, 1713
Venus and Adonis, 1713

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Venus and Adonis, 1580
Venus and Adonis, 1580

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Veronese, Paolo
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Venus and Adonis, circa 1620
Venus and Adonis, circa 1620

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Janssens, A.
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Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis

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And on to more pictures of Adonis and Aphrodite, in their happy moments.

Adonis And Aphrodite
Adonis And Aphrodite

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PAZ, JOAKIM
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Aphrodite and Adonis
Aphrodite and Adonis

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Venus and Adonis, from the Salle de Conseil
Venus and Adonis, from the Salle de Conseil

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Galloche, Louis
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A modern rendition:
Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis

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Barbier, Georges
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You have probably noticed that in these pictures of Adonis, the dogs are always associated with him. That's because he liked hunting very much, but Aphrodite was very unhappy with that and she tried to dissuade him from going hunting, because she thought it was too dangerous.

Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis

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Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis

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The Parting of Venus from Adonis, 1707-08
The Parting of Venus from Adonis, 1707-08

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Ricci, Sebastiano
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Adonis Parting from Venus
Adonis Parting from Venus

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Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis

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Rubens, Peter...
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Venus Adonis Thereby Retaining for Hunting
Venus Adonis Thereby Retaining for Hunting

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Aachen, Hans von
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Venus and Adonis to the Hunt Starting
Venus and Adonis to the Hunt Starting

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Romanelli,...
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Venus Tries to Dissuade Adonis from Hunting
Venus Tries to Dissuade Adonis from Hunting

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Farinati, Paolo
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Some say that it was Mars, the god of war, who made the boar attack Adonis:

Venus, Whose Pricked Foot Stains the Petals of a Rose Red, with Mars Who Pursues Adonis
Venus, Whose Pricked Foot Stains the Petals of a Rose Red, with Mars Who Pursues Adonis

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Romano, Giulio
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Anyway, Adonis was attacked by a boar and killed.

The Death of Adonis, 1709
The Death of Adonis, 1709

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Mazzuoli,...
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Front of a Sarcophagus Depicting the Death of Adonis, Roman, 2nd Century
Front of a Sarcophagus Depicting the Death of Adonis, Roman, 2nd Century

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Adonis Killed by a Wild Boar
Adonis Killed by a Wild Boar

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Albani, Francesco
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Adonis Wounded
Adonis Wounded

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Rivière, Briton
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Led by Cupid, Venus found the dying Adonis and mourned him. (In some of the pictures of Adonis, Venus is shown pouring nectar on his wounds.)

Venus Led by Cupid to Dead Adonis
Venus Led by Cupid to Dead Adonis

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Bertoia, Jacopo
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Venus Weeping over the Death of Adonis
Venus Weeping over the Death of Adonis

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Venus Weeping over Adonis, circa 1625
Venus Weeping over Adonis, circa 1625

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Poussin, Nicolas
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The Death of Adonis, circa 1511-12
The Death of Adonis, circa 1511-12

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Death of Adonis
Death of Adonis

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Ribera, Jusepe de
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Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis

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Death of Adonis
Death of Adonis

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Scene from Venus and Adonis
Scene from Venus and Adonis

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Venus Heals Adonis
Venus Heals Adonis

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From the blood of Adonis, the flowers called anemones appeared:

Venus Mourning Adonis Converted Anemone
Venus Mourning Adonis Converted Anemone

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Netscher,...
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Venus Creating the Anemone with the Blood of Adonis
Venus Creating the Anemone with the Blood of Adonis

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Boulogne, Bon De
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By the way, I know it has nothing to do with the pictures of Adonis... but that's what an anemone looks like.

Anemone
Anemone

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Tilk, Andrea
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