Venus on the Waves  1769

by François Boucher

François Boucher depicted a mythological world of delicate sensuality and indolence. Putti and doves attend Venus, the goddess of love, as she lounges amid a luxurious heap of drapery, while an elaborately decorative sky occupies the upper half the panel. The artist used a pastel palette of blues, pinks, mauves, and peach tones and loose, rapid brushstrokes more characteri...
265.7 x 76.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Getty

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