The Toilet of Venus by François Boucher
The Toilet of Venus by François Boucher

The Toilet of Venus c1746 By by French Painter François Boucher (1703 – 1770); also known as a draftsman, engraver and decorator in the French Rococo style, was well known for his lavish mythological, allegorical and erotic motifs and was the court painter of Louis XV and a favorite of the Marquise de Pompadour.

This version of The Toilet of Venus shows Venus being taken care of by her hand maidens, with one handing her flowers from a gold platter, another gathering a red silk dress with gold accents, while another attaches a string of pearls to her head; and lastly a cherub holds a string of pearls in its hand while leaning on her leg.

This is a retouched digital art reproduction of a public domain image.

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