Ex-wife of Vulcan, beautiful mother of Cupid, passionate lover of the deity Mars,
the Goddess Venus is one of the most powerful female divinities;
combining trixtress, doting mother and miracle-worker of enchantment with undying passion and lust.
|Silver Favourites by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1903|
|Golden Apples illustration by Alois Lunzer 1909|