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Jupiter, Mercury and the Virtue :: Dosso Dossi

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Dosso Dossi (1490-1542) Jupiter, Mercury and the Virtue

Oil on canvas, 1515-1518 (111.3 x 150 cm) ( 43,8 x 59 inch ) Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

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Victor    October 27, 2015

Renfro, who suspects that Magritte may have seen him while he was phrucasing a bowler hat and topcoat in Brussels in the early 1960s.This is the funniest single sentence I've read in months.


Pooja    October 27, 2015

daily poetry:im glad you like it! i imdtmiaeely thought of you when i saw that website. i WISH i could go back to paris next year! i dont know when i will go again :-/celine:you and your husband is such a good looking couple! you guys are so cute :-) i do like how they look too! all my college friends ride them, but yes, i dont think i will ever. hahah they seem dangerous...but i guess thats the thrill. i need brakes! hahah i actually bought a 'modern amusement' shirt a long time ago (before the [Expand]


Kaori    October 29, 2015

Definitely a really nice poem, and nice adcneiue reaction there at the end. Would like to know more about the photos - esp the one with the crowd of people in the horse box, so that distracted me a little from the poem. But very well read. You've got the job.


DragonFly   User Rating: 24  October 8, 2017

4. This work shows the artist's commitment to the Italian school of painting, which has allegorical themes. Jupiter draws butterflies, and Mercury is distracted by Virtue, but can not speak to her. The artist was able to accurately paint the characters of the Gods. The landscape in the background was very successful for the artist. ?heckered light and shade, which is presented in the work, gives it realism. The image of Mercury is painted very accurately. The picture shows the usual rest time of [Expand]


lucky95   User Rating: 491  November 28, 2019

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