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Vulcan Presenting Venus with Arms for Aeneas (Boucher)

Vulcan Shows Venus His Weapons
ArtistFrançois Boucher
Year1757
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions320 cm × 320 cm (130 in × 130 in)
LocationLouvre, Paris

Vulcan Presenting Venus with Arms for Aeneas (French: Les Forges de Vulcain) is an oil-on-canvas painting by François Boucher, executed in 1757 and now in the Louvre in Paris.[1][2] He produced it as the basis for one of a set of tapestries on The Loves of the Gods.[2] It depicts the homely but muscular Vulcan on the ground in the right, offering up to the more celestial Venus the weapons he has forged for her son Aeneas.

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