Many forms of LOVE {Aimee barbosa}

This gallery gives representation in 10 photography of Modonna and Child, Greek Goddess, Cupid, Venus and Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, in oil on canvas and wood, sculpture, watercolor, and other mediums. Whether past, present and future, real or mythological, love is all the same.

This photo of vibrant colours painting is of a tragic love story of Meleager and Atalanta 1635. A Classic Myth of Meleager and his love, the huntress, Atalanta who one day go kill a wild and He gives her the head of the beast and she kindly accepts the token of his affection despite the fate that was waiting for him. The artist Rubens, focused a lot on these two happiness.
This painting created around 1630 - 1632 by Italian artist Giovanni Lanfranco. The Madonna's loving touch towards her son Jesus and her nephew, the infant Saint John the Baptist, it is easy to see the caring in everyone's eyes. The boys arms tuck upwards, and the Christ Child's left hand symbolizes his future crucifixion.
In France 1770, artist Louis Jean Francois painted this Mars & Venus, Allegory of Peace. The vibrance colours of the green drapes, red sheets, browns, white set focus right at a nude Venus laying sleeping in bed and Mars over looking at the Roman Goddess of Love. Her love softened his tough character that you notice his shield and sword away on the floor at the foot of the bed. Also notice also two doves on the floor with one with it's wings spread which symbolizes peace of the lovers. An alluring love.
This love in watercolour by Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1867 is quite the forbidden love of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta - her brother-in-law, one of European Literature's great love stories. The medieval stain glass window behind the lovers glimmers. This romantic love in medieval literature conquered the imagination of the writers and artists of the Victorian Period.
The painted created in 1870 by Pierre-Auguste Renoir titled "La Promenade". Pierre-Auguste spent the past summer outdoors painting with one of my favorite artists, Claude Monet who inspired him to go about a lighter more glowing palette nourish his penchant for exquisite, feathery brushwork. Like this particular, of a man persuading his lady through this path on what could seem to be a romantic evening walk.
This oil on canvas painted by Lytras Nikephoros in Lebanon before 1878 titled "The Kiss" You could see a young lady indoors planting a kiss on her lover through the window. The colors of this paintings very neutral and simple.
The "Psyche in the Temple of Love" by Edward John Poynter in 1882, the vibrant colors in this oil on canvas her orange-y dress, dark hair, reddish lips and posture clearly shows her beauty all around. After Cupid had fallen in love with Psyche lead her to a beautiful palace where he would visit her not during the day, yet at night.
This "Garden with courting couples: square Saint-Pierre" created oil on canvas by one of my favorite artists, Vincent Van Gogh in May 1887 in Paris. His brush strokes not dotted, yet pointillists using little paint stripes to create this park and two couples doing their own. One couple on one side taking a walk on the park's paths and the other sitting and both enjoying their partners company.
This "Eternal Springtime" marble carved statue by Auguste Rodin was born by revising details a metamorphosis bringing to life a smoothly polished raw marble showing two figures in an evermost alluring beautiful hold.
This sadden yet beautiful black and white photography of the parting of Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere in 1874 by Julia Margaret Cameron. Being the first to take photographies into realm. Taking forty-two shots alone this particular, the connection can be seen between the two. A mixture of mysticism, tenderness and sensuality in this photography showing it's beauty.
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