Leda & Swan in Pompeii

Leda & Swan in Pompeii City A group of archaeologists work in the Pompeii archaeological park in southern Italy. There was a spectacular erotic fresco in very good condition. It is the Greek myth of seduction, embodied in Leda and the swan. It is a unique and exceptional find, said the director of the archaeological park, Massimo Osanna, when announcing the discovery. According to Greek mythology, Leda was the wife of Tindareo of Sparta. While she was walking along the …

Read More

Venus and Cupid in Renaissance Nude Artworks

Venus and Cupid in Nude Artworks The recreation of the figures of Venus and Cupid was one of the most prestigious moments in Renaissance painting. The classical iconography represented the recognition of Antiquity and the union with the culture of the Christian world of medieval tradition. The role of Venus in Renaissance painting has fostered a broad historiographical tradition from different theoretical perspectives. Countless Renaissance painters have painted Cupid and Venus in every possible style. The mythological recreation of Sandro …

Read More