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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.
Naples, Italy, Pompeii, Ancient Italy, Pompeii, Style: High Classical, School: Roman Classical, Movement: High Classical, Roman, Frescoes; Aphrodite; Ares;, Fresco
Style: High Classical; School: Roman Classical; Movement: High Classical; Roman; Frescoes; Aphrodite; Ares;
Naples, Italy; Pompeii, Ancient Italy; Pompeii
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Art and Art History (Saskia)
Unknown, "Ares and Aphrodite as Lovers (detail) Venus and Mars" (2022). Art and Art History Collection (Saskia). 1079.