Ares and Aphrodite as Lovers (detail)

Citation
Ares and Aphrodite as Lovers (detail)

Material Information

Title:
Ares and Aphrodite as Lovers (detail)
Alternate title:
Venus and Mars
Creator:
Museo Archaeologico. ID=INA
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Naples, Italy
Pompeii, Ancient Italy
Pompeii
Style: High Classical
School: Roman Classical
Movement: High Classical
Roman
Frescoes; Aphrodite; Ares;
Genre:
Fresco
picture ( marcgt )
Fresco

Notes

Summary:
Several works from the buried city of Pompeii depict the goddess and her associates. The house where this is located is now named the "House of Venus". Venus sitting close to her lover, the god of war Mars; she is holding his spear while the little Cupid below tries on his warrior's helmet. Mars unwraps Venus' dress, while cupids play with Mars' armor.
General Note:
Inventory: 9248

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-JIE0069 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.jie0069 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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Several works from the buried city of Pompeii depict the goddess and her associates. The house where this is located is now named the "House of Venus". Venus sitting close to her lover, the god of war Mars; she is holding his spear while the little Cupid below tries on his warrior's helmet. Mars unwraps Venus' dress, while cupids play with Mars' armor.
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Pompeii, Ancient Italy.
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Style: High Classical.
School: Roman Classical.
Movement: High Classical.
Roman.
Frescoes; Aphrodite; Ares;
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Fresco
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Museo Archaeologico. ID=INA
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