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Price: $60.00
Member Price: $54.00

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Description

The delicate design of our Venus Earrings is adapted from those worn by the Roman goddess of love in Venus in Front of a Mirror, a famous painting by Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577 1640). In the painting, Venus wears nothing but a bracelet and a pair of pearl teardrop earringsone of the earrings is white, and the other, reflected in a mirror, is black.

Produced in cooperation with the Princely Collections of Liechtenstein.

Gold overlay, with simulated glass pearls. Pierced, with gold- filled posts. 1 1/4''L.

  • Gold overlay
  • Simulated glass pearls
  • 1 1/4''L
  • Pierced
  • Gold-filled posts

Art History

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 15771640) was a prolific seventeenth-century Baroque paintera style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is best known for his paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects, and his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes.

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Description

The delicate design of our Venus Earrings is adapted from those worn by the Roman goddess of love in Venus in Front of a Mirror, a famous painting by Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577 1640). In the painting, Venus wears nothing but a bracelet and a pair of pearl teardrop earringsone of the earrings is white, and the other, reflected in a mirror, is black.

Produced in cooperation with the Princely Collections of Liechtenstein.

Gold overlay, with simulated glass pearls. Pierced, with gold- filled posts. 1 1/4''L.





  • Gold overlay
  • Simulated glass pearls
  • 1 1/4''L
  • Pierced
  • Gold-filled posts




Art History

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 15771640) was a prolific seventeenth-century Baroque paintera style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is best known for his paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects, and his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes.


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