More pictures of Venus

Here are some more pictures of Venus (that is, Aphrodite).

This is a painting that represents the famous statue of Venus of Milo:



Venus en Bleu
Venus en Bleu
Garrett
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Dali has painted something entirely original starting from the same statue. When you look better, you'll see it forms the face of a toreador:

Hallucinogenic Toreador
Hallucinogenic Toreador
Dali, Salvador
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By the way, this is Botticelli's Birth of Venus before...

The Birth of Venus, 1480
The Birth of Venus, 1480
Botticelli, Sandro
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...and after the restauration:

The Birth of Venus, 1480 (Post Restoration)
The Birth of Venus, 1480 (Post Restoration)
Botticelli, Sandro
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Venus waking up:

Le Reveil de Venus
Le Reveil de Venus
Natoire, Charles-Joseph
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The French painter Francois Boucher made many pictures of Venus, because he liked to represent the goddess of beauty.

Toilette of Venus
Toilette of Venus
Boucher, Francois
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Venus, Mercury and Amor
Venus, Mercury and Amor
Boucher, Francois
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Venus Requesting Arms for Aeneas from Vulcan
Venus Requesting Arms for Aeneas from Vulcan
Boucher, Francois
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The Forge of Vulcan, or Vulcan presenting arms for Aeneas to Venus, tapestry cartoon, 1757
The Forge of Vulcan, or Vulcan presenting arms for Aeneas to Venus, tapestry cartoon, 1757
Boucher, Francois
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The Sleeping Venus
The Sleeping Venus
Boucher, Francois
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Venus Standing, Gesturing Towards A Heart On A Targe With Two Doves, 1754
Venus Standing, Gesturing Towards A Heart On A Targe With Two Doves, 1754
Boucher, Francois
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A study of Venus, 1751
A study of Venus, 1751
Boucher, Francois
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Venus and and her son Cupid (or Aphrodite and Eros, if you prefer)

Venus and Cupid
Venus and Cupid
Clements, Geoffrey
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Venus
Venus
Burkatowski, Alexander
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Venus and Cupid
Venus and Cupid
Pellegrini, Giovanni Antonio
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Venus and Adonis
Venus and Adonis
de Luca, Araldo de Luca
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European Mannerist Painting of the Toilet of Venus
European Mannerist Painting of the Toilet of Venus
Corbis Collection
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As you have seen, in many pictures of Venus, she is represented as a beautiful woman - and sometimes the painter would represent someone else (a beautiful woman, of course!) as Venus:

Portrait of the Comtesse de Cozel with her Son, as Venus and Cupid
Portrait of the Comtesse de Cozel with her Son, as Venus and Cupid
de Troy, Francois
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... and you'll surely recognize this one!

Star is Born (Birth of Venus W Marilyn)
Star is Born (Birth of Venus W Marilyn)
Casaro, Renato
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In case you were wondering what the planet Venus looked like...

Surface of Venus
Surface of Venus
Ressmeyer, Roger
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For more pictures of Venus / Aphrodite, represented during the judgement of Paris, please click here.