ARCHITECTURE - SCULPTURE - PAINTING


Abu Simbel Small Temple after relocation.


Abu Simbel Temples: The Great Temple of pharaoh Ramesses II and the Small Temple of the goddess Hathor / his beloved wife Nefertari


Inside one of Egypt's Biggest Royal Weddings





The love story of Taj Mahal



 






Architectural Love Story: 10 Real Castles Built for Love

10 Extraordinary Castles built for love

Top 10 most popular monuments of love in the world






The famous bust of Queen Nefertiti made by the sculptor Tuthmose. Found in the workshop of the sculptor at Amarna; she may had been used as a model to him; it is said that the artist was in love with the beautiful queen. Neues Museum, Berlin. Image credit: Public domain.





Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss by Italian artist Antonio Canova (first version: 1787-1793). Marble, 155 cm x 168 cm. Louvre Museum MR 1777. Image credit: Eric Pouhier (2007) - Public domain.


Cupid and Psyche





Adone e Venere (Adonis and Venus) by Italian artist Antonio Canova (1789-1794). Detail. Marble. Musee d' Art et de l' Histoire, Villa La Grange, Geneva. Image credit: Pinterest.





The Kiss by French artist Auguste Rodin (1882). Marble, 181.5 cm x 112.5 cm x 117 cm. Musee Rodin, Paris. Image credit: Musee Rodin - Public domain.





 
L'√Čternel Printemps by French artist Auguste Rodin (1884). Bronze and marble. Probably inspired by the passionate love between the sculptor and his young pupil Camille Claudel. Musee des Beaux-Arts de Besancon. Image credit: Arnaud 25, Creative commons.





L' Abandon by the French artist Camille Claudel (ca 1886-1905). Image credit: Marco Illuminati. Musee Camille Claudel.













Art and Love in Renaissance Italy - MET Publications




La nascita di Venere / The Birth of Venus by Early Renaissance Italian artist Sandro Botticelli (ca 1485). Uffizi, Florence. Image credit: Google Art Project, Public domain.








 Cupid and Psyche by the French artist Guillaume Seignac (1870-1924). Date unkwown. Oil on canvas. 81 cm x 100 cm. Private Collection. Image credit: The Athenaeum, Public domain.





Romeo and Juliet by Victorian painter and illustrator Sir Francis Bernard Dicksee (1884). Oil on canvas. 168.9 cm x 115.5 cm. Southampton City Art Gallery. Image credit: Public domain.





 In the Garden by French impressionist artist Pierre Auguste Renoir (1885). Oil on canvas. 170.5 cm x 112.5 cm. Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg (Russia). Image credit: Public domain.












The Kiss by Edvard Munch (1897). Oil on canvas. 99 cm x 81 cm. Munch Museum, Oslo (Norway). Accession: M0059. Image credit: Google Art Project, Public domain.





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