Oil Painting on Canvas
by artist Darko Topalski

Fine Art - Venus after Cabanel - Original Oil Painting on Canvas by artist Darko Topalski

Name: Venus – after Cabanel

Medium: Oil
Support: Canvas
Size: 120X70cm
(inch): ±47x28in
Year: 2016
Signed: Yes
Available: Yes

The Birth of Venus (French: Naissance de Venus) is a painting by the French artist Alexandre Cabanel (1823–1889). It was painted in 1863, and is now in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. A second and smaller version (85 x 135.9 cm) from ca. 1864 is in Dahesh Museum of Art. A third (106 x 182.6 cm) version dates from 1875; it is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Shown to great success at the Paris Salon of 1863, The Birth of Venus was immediately purchased by Napoleon III for his own personal collection. That same year Cabanel was made a professor of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. [source: Wikipedia]

Written by Darko Topalski

Topalski Darko is an award-winning painter, full-time professional artist, photographer, designer,... His work is widely collected both nationally and internationally and may be found in numerous private and corporate collections