Art Imitates Life: Mars, the god of war, beats Cupid for having caused his affair with Venus, which exposed him to the derision of the other gods.


Bartolomeo ManfrediCupid ChastisedOil on canvas, 1605/10; 175.3 x 130.6 cm Art Institue of Chicago
Art Imitates Life: Mars, the god of war, beats Cupid for having caused his affair with Venus, which exposed him to the derision of the other gods.
Bartolomeo Manfredi
Cupid Chastised
Oil on canvas, 1605/10; 175.3 x 130.6 cm 
Art Institue of Chicago
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