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Mercury, Venus and Mars :: Bartholomeus Spranger

Mercury, Venus and Mars :: Bartholomeus Spranger - mythology and poetry
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1586-1587, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Picture size 108 x 80 cm, copper, oil.



Mercury, Venus and Mars

Mannerism in painting

The painting by Flemish painter Bartholomeus Spranger Mercury, Venus and Mars.  Painting was based on the ancient Greek mythological stories about love, life and passion of the Olympian gods. In this picture, Spranger depicted the moment when Venus and Mars reveals to Mercury the secret of their love affair.



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Published: 16.02.2015



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