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Get inspired 09 Feb 2015

Valentine's day selection

Spending Valentine’s Day in Paris? Discover 12 of the most romantic artworks. Whether it is Venus and Cupid, Romeo and Juliet or even Adam and Eve, artists have been inspired by love and beauty since the beginning of time. These breathtaking works of art will have you falling in love and yearning for desire and carnal pleasures. Twelve masterpieces all available in the city of Paris, city of love…


{ François Gérard, Cupid and Psyche, 1798, Louvre}

{Tsukioka Settei, Images of spring (Shunjō Gadai), 1710-1787, Museo delle Culture, Lugano, at the moment at the Pinacothèque de Paris}

{Pablo Picasso, Nude in the garden, 1934, Musée Picasso}

{Alexandre Cabanel, the birth of Venus, 1863, Musée d’Orsay}

{Brassaï, Couple in Champs-Elysées, 1932, MAM}

{Jean-Jacques Henner, La liseuse (the reader), 1883, Musée d’Orsay}

{Salvador Dali, Adam and Eve, Espace Dali}

{Pablo Picasso, Etreinte, 1903, Musée de l’Orangerie}

{Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Le verrou (the lock), 1863, Louvre}*

{Gabriel Ferrier, Interior decor of the Palais d’Orsay hotel, South-West overmantel: L’Aube, 1900, Musée d’Orsay}

{Eugène Delacroix, Roméo et Juliette au tombeau des Capulets, 1850, Musée Eugène Delacroix}

{Gustave Moreau, Léda, Musée Gustave Moreau}

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