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    Primevera by Sandro Botticelli is one of the most popular paintings by the artist. Another famous art work by the artist is Birth of Venus. It was commissioned by the Medici family. The painting has comprised Greek mythological gods and goddesses at one place. Their placement and convergence in the painting has made many critics and reviewers to come up with the theories and hypothesizes about what the painting really means. Thus, the painting is in the list of some of the most talked and wrote about painting with other paintings like Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Setting It is an orange-grove. In classical art, orange trees are, allegedly, considered as divine or sacred. We can see the ripe oranges in the trees […]

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It is the works like these which inspires people saying: A Picture Describes a Thousand Words. The whole depiction is glorifying the heavenly beauties. This depiction of somewhat mythological angels is a creation of Luis Ricardo Falero, a Spanish painter who specialized in female nudes and mythological settings. Other than his mastery in fantasies, he also had a keen interest in astronomy. And here is the combination of both subjects in a very attractive way. His paintings often consisted astronomical elements like stars, moon and constellations. In the current painting, both the elements are merged cleverly. The heavenly nudes are flying in mid-air (maybe in the space) with very delicate and graceful gestures. The two stars just above their heads are symbolic. The angels’ hands deliberately […]

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