Birth of Venus, Angels detail by Cabanel Mesh Hats
Birth of Venus (detail) (1863) by Alexandre Cabanel is a vintage Victorian Era fine art mythological portrait painting.A mythology scene featuring several angels flying in the sky in heaven. About the artist: Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) was a successful academic painter, his genre was Academicism, academic art is a style which practiced under the movements of Neoclassicism and Romanticism. His 1863 painting Birth of Venus is one of the best known examples of 19th century academic art. The painting was purchased by the emperor Napoleon III.