Ambivalent Auras (Classical Contrasts) – 35

Venus (Roman) or Aphrodite (Greek) goddess of love, sex, beauty, and fertility.  Awarded the golden apple as ‘the fairest’ of three goddesses by Paris.  Daughter of Zeus and Dione in Olympian genealogy.

Figure: Venus de Medici (Aphrodite), French or Italian School, c. 1801-1899, bronze; origin unknown.

Venus de Medici 1, Anglesey Abbey, 2021
Venus de Medici 2, Anglesey Abbey, 2021
Venus de Medici 3, Anglesey Abbey, 2021
Venus de Medici 4, Anglesey Abbey, 2021
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