Of august gold-wreathed and beautiful.by Brett66
Free Worldwide Shipping Today!
Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.
ABOUT THE ART
Of August Gold-Wreathed And Beautiful by brett66.
Detail taken from Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus. I have reworked the eyes,lips and hair. Some believe Botticelli was inspired by the text in a homeric poem by Demetrios Chalkokond :
Of august gold-wreathed and beautiful
Aphrodite I shall sing to whose domain
belong the battlements of all sea-loved
Cyprus where, blown by the moist breath
of Zephyros, she was carried over the
waves of the resounding sea on soft foam.
The gold-filleted Horae happily welcomed
her and clothed her with heavenly raiment.