Famous Art Pt. 3

Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis By Benjamin West - Famous Art - Handmade Oil Painting On Canvas


Love, grief and loss. These are the emotions that this painting by Benjamin West transmits to the audience. "Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis" depicts the famous story of Venus, the goddess of Love, and Adonis, a very handsome young man. It tells that part where Venus mourns the death of Adonis, whom she loves unconditionally. It puts emphasis on the irony of the goddess of love who falls prey to unrequited love, whose heart is broken because of love. A portrait of love and grief rendered in the classical tradition.

Size::64 cm (h) x 69 cm (w)
25 in (h) x 29 in (w)

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Material: Oil Paint on Canvas

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