XVI. The 20th century
XVI-1 Pierre August Renoir, Venus Victrix
Multiple copies. This one from the Petit Palais Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris.
XVI-2 Aristide Maillol, Venus with a Necklace
Multiple copies. This one is at the Tate.
XVI-3 Aristide Maillol, The Three Nymphs
Multiple copies. This one at the Tate.
Compare with ancient versions.
Three Graces, 1st century AD, The Louvre.
Three Graces, 1st century AD, Pompeii.
Three Graces, 1st century AD relief, The Louvre.
XVI-4 Henri Matisse, Commissioned illustrations for James Joyce's Ulysses, 1933
XVI-5 Pablo Picasso, Blind Minotaur Led by a Little Girl
XVI-6 Pablo Picasso, Minotaur and Girl with Candle
More commonly called Minotauromachy
XVI-7 Pablo Picasso, Satyr Unveiling Sleeping Woman
XVI-8 Pablo Picasso, Triumph of Pan
Compare with Nicolas Poussin's Triumph of Pan, AD 1636
XVI-9 Pablo Picasso, The Dance of the Fauns
The dancing figures of the fauns are clearly influenced by earlier works, such as by Poussin.
XVI-10 Pablo Picasso, Faun
XVI-11 Pablo Picasso, Fauns and She-Centaur
XVI-12 Pablo Picasso, Joie de Vivre
XVI-13 Pablo Picasso, Peace
XVI-14 Paul Manship, Prometheus
"Prometheus, teacher in every art, brought the fire that hath proved to mortals a means to mighty ends."
XVI-15 Paul Manship, Flight of Europa
Version presented here is from the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
XVI-16 Jacques Lipchitz, Centaur Enmeshed
XVI-18 Jacques Lipchitz, Theseus and the Minotaur
XVI-19 Jacques Lipchitz, Bellerophon Taming Pegasus
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