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.