Poetry vs. Painting: An Example

 

Readings

Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book X

Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Laoccon

 

Venus

Sandro Botticelli
 

 

Andrea del Brescianino
 

 

Lucas Cranach
 

 

Vecellio Titian
 

 

Giorgione
 

 

Simon Vouet
 

 

Pieter Pauwel Rubens
 

 

 

Venus and Cupid

Guido Reni
 

 

Lorenzo Lotto
 

 

Alessandr Allori
 

 

Agnolo Bronzino
 

 

 

Venus and Mars

Sandro Botticelli
 

 

Piero Di Cosimo
 

 

 

Venus and Satyr

Correggio
 

 

Sebastiano Ricci
 

 

Dirke de Quade van Ravesteyn
 

 

 

Venus and Adonis

Bartholomaeus Spranger
 

 

Abraham Janssens
 

 

Sebastiano Ricci
 

 

Joseph Heintz
 

 

Christiaen van Couwenbergh
 

 

Carracci
 

 

Ferdinand Bol
 

 

Jacopo Amigoni
 

 

Pieter Pauwel Rubens
 

 

Vecellio Titian
 

 

Jacopo Amigoni
 

 

Lambert Sustris
 

 

Paolo Veronese
 

 

John Waterhouse
 

 

 

 

 

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