Birth of Venus (detail) (1863). Artist: Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889). The Birth of Venus detail is a vintage Victorian Era fine art mythological painting featuring several angels flying.
About the artist: Alexandre Cabanel 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.