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The Sleeping Venus By Giorgione

Giorgione was a great Italian painter and he was famous for the elusive poetic quality of his work. Moreover, he is regarded as one of the most mysterious figures in European painting. He died at the age of 32, but … Continue reading

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Renaissance Oil Painting The Birth of Venus

The Birth of Venus was the masterpiece of the Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli. Under the strict ideological control in the Middle Ages, the beautiful Venus in Greek and Roman art was regarded as "pagan banshee" and burned down. Until the … Continue reading

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