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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