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Eros (Cupid)

Eros (Cupid)

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Eros (Cupid) Photos

    Portrait of Eros
    Hmm… who should I aim for next? ["Love on the Lookout," painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1890.]

    Meany Pants Eros
    Oh man. I look totally creepy in this painting. [Painting by Hans Baldung, c. 1500-1545.]

    Eros and His Mother
    I love my mom![Painting by Alessandro Allori, c. late 1500s.]

    Eros Carves the Bow
    Is it just me, or do these kids on the floor look seriously freaked out? [Painting by Peter Paul Rubens, 1614.]

    Eros Riding a Dolphin
    This dolphin looks pretty unhappy about the whole being ridden thing. [1st century Roman sculpture, copy of a Greek original. Photograph by Yair Haklai, 2008.]

    Eros Feeding Doves
    Taking care of my feathered friends. [Sculpture by Luigi Bienaimé, 1800s. Photograph by Yair Haklai, 2007.]

    Statue of Eros
    This statue is so ancient that no one knows who carved it. But I still look awesome. [Sculpture from 2nd century AD, copy of 4th century BC original.]

    Eros and Aphrodite
    I'm pretty sure my mom had just asked me to clean my room. [Painting by Jules Joseph Lefebvre, late 1800s.]

    Not in the Mood for Love
    This girl didn't want anything to do with me. Fool. ["A Young Girl Defending Herself Against Eros," painting by William Adolphe Bouguereau, 1880.]

    Eros Stealing Honey
    My mom was like "Why are you stealing that honeycomb?" And I was like, "Why are you only wearing a hat?" [Painting by Louis Cranach, 1534.]

    Eros Punished
    I get in trouble for messing with some people's love lives… oops. [Fresco from the Casa dell'Amore punito in Pompeii, Italy.]