Pictures of Mars, the Roman god of War

I have made a separate page for the pictures of Mars, Roman god of War, as this is the name he has in most of the classical works of art.

Mars and Venus from the House of Mars and Venus (Casa De Marte E Venere) Pompeii (Wall Painting)


Mars and Venus from the House of Mars and Venus (Casa De Marte E Venere) Pompeii (Wall Painting)

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In this painting by Velazquez, he looks to me like a Spanish soldier. You can still see the muscles, but the skin is showing a man who starts to get old.

Mars


Mars

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Velázquez, Diego
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Mars, Etruscan Statue, circa 5th Century BC


Mars, Etruscan Statue, circa 5th Century BC

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The God Mars or a Warrior


The God Mars or a Warrior

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Mars


Mars

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Mars on His Chariot


Mars on His Chariot

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Arcite Prays to Mars for Victory


Arcite Prays to Mars for Victory

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Ryland, Henry
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The Hero of Virtue, Mars, Crowned by the Goddess of Victory


The Hero of Virtue, Mars, Crowned by the Goddess of Victory

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Here Mars is dressed like a soldier contemporary to the author.

Venus, Mars and Cupid


Venus, Mars and Cupid

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Mars was jealous of Adonis, Aphrodite's new lover, so he made a boar attack him.

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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Given Mars' hobby (fighting for the sake of fighting), it's no wonder that he and the goddess of wisdom, Minerva, didn't get along well.

The Fight Between Mars and Minerva, 1771


The Fight Between Mars and Minerva, 1771

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Minerva Protects Pax from Mars (Peace and War), 1629-30


Minerva Protects Pax from Mars (Peace and War), 1629-30

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As a Harpy is Trampled Underfoot and Minerva Overcomes Mars


As a Harpy is Trampled Underfoot and Minerva Overcomes Mars

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Van Herp, Willem
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Most of the paintings deal not with the warrior qualities of Mars, but with the gossip connected with him, that is, his affair with Venus (Aphrodite).

Mars, Venus, and Amor


Mars, Venus, and Amor

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Venus and Mars


Venus and Mars

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Saraceni, Carlo
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The Parnassus: Mars and Venus


The Parnassus: Mars and Venus

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Mantegna, Andrea
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Venus and Mars, 1485


Venus and Mars, 1485

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Mars and Venus, Before 1620


Mars and Venus, Before 1620

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Venus Accompanies Mars to War


Venus Accompanies Mars to War

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For more info about the Roman god Mars, click here.

For pictures of the god with his Greek name, Ares, click here.