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The Birth of Venus :: Alexandre Cabanel

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Published: 21.03.2010


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WuDong   User Rating: 815  April 24, 2015


How to make a sub-frame for pictures?

In previous articles touched on the subject of production compulsory for all artists of the goods - easel for drawing and painting. Including easels "Lear" and very comfortable easels "poppers". In continuation of our regular column we will tell you more about one important attribute of artists - stretcher.
What is a sub-frame?

Briefly about the production: production of wooden stretchers on the brackets we have been here for over ten years and during [Expand]

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art1742   User Rating: 728  January 15, 2018


Perfectly! Anthem beauty this picture is.

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Diana   User Rating: 1944  October 24, 2019


Love this style!

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lucky95   User Rating: 500  November 26, 2019


Tags: portrait of a woman, Venus, angels, long hair, sea, waves, blue sky, white clouds, wings, naked children, visible shore, horn

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WuDong   User Rating: 815  January 16, 2020 [!]


The plot of the picture is associated with a famous episode from classical mythology, which tells about the birth of the goddess Aphrodite (or Venus), which arose naked from sea foam. Using a mythological plot made it possible to introduce elements of eroticism into the picture without offending the moral principles of the public.

For the first time, the painting was presented at the Paris Salon of 1863 and enjoyed great success there - it was called the "nail of the exposition" of this salon. [Expand]

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