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List of famous Venus art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic Venus paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular Venus works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years Venus has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing Venus art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

Examples of items on this list include The Birth of Venus and Primavera.

If you're looking to answer the question, "What is an example of Venus art?" then this list will be of use to you.

Artist: Titian, imitator of

Subject: Venus, Cupid

Art Form: Painting

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Barberini Venus


The Barberini Venus, Jenkins Venus or Weddell Venus, is a copy from the Aphrodite of Cnidus, along the lines of the Venus de Medici. Its torso is a Hadrianic copy in Parian marble of the same type as the Venus de' Medici, with 18th-century restorations. ...more

Subject: Venus

Art Form: Sculpture

Borghese Venus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Venus Art
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Borghese Venus


Borghese Venus, 2nd century CE Roman marble copy of the Aphrodite of Cnidus. Once in the Borghese collection, it now resides in the Louvre Museum thanks to its purchase by Napoleon. The accompanying Cupid and dolphin are both classical attributes of Venus but are probably the addition of the Roman copyist. Its accession number is MR 369. ...more

Subject: Venus

Art Form: Sculpture

Period / Movement: Hellenistic Art

Colonna Venus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Venus Art
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Colonna Venus


The Colonna Venus is a Roman marble copy of the lost Aphrodite of Cnidus by Praxiteles, conserved in the Museo Pio-Clementino as a part of the Vatican Museums' collections. It is now the best-known and perhaps most faithful Roman copy of Praxiteles' original. The Colonna Venus is one of four marble Venuses presented in 1783 to Pope Pius VI by Don Filippo Giuseppe Colonna; this, the best of them, was published in Ennio Quirino Visconti's catalogue of the Museo Pio-Clementino, where it was identified for the first time as a copy of the Cnidian Venus. Immediately it eclipsed the somewhat flaccid variant of the same model that, as the Belvedere Venus, had long been in the Vatican collections. ...more

Subject: Venus

Art Form: Sculpture