Category: venus

Studies for the figure of Venus by Elihu Vedder

American, late 19th to early 20th century

black and white chalk

Yale University Art Gallery x x

Landscape with Venus and Adonis (and detail) by Gillis van Conixloo 

Flemish, 1580s

oil on canvas

Cleveland Museum of Art

Study for The Birth of Venus by Alexandre Cabanel 

French, 1863

oil on panel

private collection 

“Venus between Terminal Gods” by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley 


From The Later Work of Aubrey Beardsley (1920)

Edited and posted by eoskins on Flickr

Detail of Venus After the Bath, after a model by Giambologna 

Italian, c. 1590-1610


Metropolitan Museum of Art

Detail of Bathing Venus, after a model by Giambologna

Italian, late 16th to early 17th century


Metropolitan Museum of Art

Swiftly re-light the flame,
Aphrodite, holy name,

Astarte, hull and spar
of wrecked ships lost your star,

forgot the light at dusk
forgot the prayer at dawn;

return, O holiest one,
Venus whose name is kin

to venerate,

Three drawings of Venus, labeled “Marvel of the World (Birth of Venus),”  “Venus’ looking glass,” and “Rose of Heaven,” from the album The Flower Book by Sir Edward Burne-Jones

British, 1882-1898

watercolor touched with gold on paper

British Museum

Venus and Vulcan by Jean-Baptiste Regnault

French, c. 1775

oil on canvas

State Hermitage Museum

Venus and Cupid by Jean-Baptiste Regnault 

French, 18th century (?)

oil on panel

private collection