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Love @ The Met

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re celebrating loved ones, or gnashing your teeth about smug couples and surge price chocolates,  New York’s Metropolitan Museum has art to match.

Here’s a sampling.

Of Love

Mars and Venus United by Love. Paolo Veronese. 1570s

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The Power of Love in the Three Elements. 1809

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Young Love

The Storm. Pierre-Auguste Cot. 1880

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Springtime. Pierre-Auguste Cot. 1873

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Yonker Ramp and his Sweetheart. Frans Hals. 1623

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With Music

The Love Song. Sir Edward Burne-Jones. 1868-77

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Improvisation 27 (Garden of Love). Vasily Kandinsky. 1912

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The Music Lesson. John George Brown. 1870

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In Writing

Boxed Valentine’s Day Card. Anonymous British. 1840-99

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The Love Letter. Jean Honoré Fragonard. early 1770s.

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The Love Letter. Jacob Ochtervelt. early 1670s.

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Angelica and Medoro. Jacques Blanchard. possibly early 1630’s

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All That Glitters 

Sulking. Edgar Degas. 1870

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Ill-Matched Couple. Albrecht Dürer. No Date.

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Lover’s Eyes.  1840

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In Porcelain

Two Lovers. British Chelsea Porcelain. 1760

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Lovers with a Birdcage. Meissen Manufactory. 1736-40

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Lovers with a Sewing Table. Meissen Manufactory. 1745

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Lovers. Capodimonte. 1750

By Elizabeth Newton
www.creatorsvancouver.com

 

Header Image: The Greek Lovers. Henry Peters Gray. 1846

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