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    Paintings Reproductions Poussin, Nicolas Sleeping Venus and Cupid
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    Poussin Paintings 1594 - 1665 France, Baroque
    Sleeping Venus and Cupid
    Oil on canvas
    Public collection
    Mythological Art
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    painting: PON005
    size I: 22x34 inches
    price: 450 USD
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    painting: PON005B
    size II: 26x40 inches
    price: 485 USD

    OIL PAINTING : Sleeping Venus and Cupid

          In this painting by Poussin are depicted Venus (the Greek Aphrodite), goddess of love, and her son Cupid (the Greek Eros), whose sharp arrows and flaming torches aroused the passions of both gods and mortals. The interaction between Cupid and his mother could also be a metaphor for various aspects of love, while the adulterous affair between Venus and Mars, the god of war, could signify the capacity of love to subdue violence.

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