Amor Vincit Omnia

Amor Vincit Omnia

Amor Vincit Omnia is a painting by the Italian early realist / post-Mannerist artist Caravaggio. Amor Vincit Omnia shows Amor, the Roman Cupid, wearing dark eagle wings, half-sitting on or perhaps climbing down from what appears to be a table. Scattered around are the emblems of all human endeavours – violin and lute, armour, coronet, square and compasses, pen and manuscript, bay leaves, and flower, tangled and trampled under Cupid’s foot. The painting illustrates the line from Virgil's Eclogues X.69, Omnia vincit amor et nos cedamus amori. A musical manuscript on the floor shows a large "V". It has therefore been suggested also that the picture is a coded reference to the at ... more on Wikipedia

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