Beautiful things: paintings, books, sculptures, photographs, artistic finds.
The Getty is art, architecture, and gardens at two locations: the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Malibu.
Keep your eye on Venus this afternoon as she transits across the sun. This won’t happen again for another 105 years! In honor: a Venus painted one year after the 1769 transit.
Mars & Venus, Allegory of Peace, Louis Jean François Lagrenée, 1770
I think my favorite detail here is the dove gettin cozy in Mars’ helmet x3