The Birth of Venus Comparison

Essay by ll2979Junior High, 9th gradeB, March 2013

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The Birth of Venus by Botticelli and Venus by Erro

The male figure is dark in comparison to Venus and emits a masculine and dark mood. He has a set of large black wings, is clothed in dark blue robes revealing his legs and torso and is blowing across Venus. There is a sense of movement created through this as Venus's hair flutters in the direction of the wind as do the flowers. The Figure held by the male is not as noticeable as Venus and the winged figure as there is not much light focused on her. She is holding the man by the waist. To the right of Venus is a fully clothed contrasting to the other figures in the painting. She is wearing a long sleeved floral white dress. He face is pale and expressions seem almost lifeless as if sad upon meeting Venus. She has long brown hair and is holding a long bright...