Ares - The Combat of Mars and Minerva

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  • type
    Image
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  • file format
    jpg
  • file size
    148 KB
  • creator
    David Jacques-Louis (1771)
  • rights
    This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or fewer.
  • rights holder
    Louvre Museum
  • rights territory
    Paris, Île-de-France, France
The Combat of Mars and Minerva (1771) by David Jacques-Louis

Full Description

This painting is known as "The Combat of Mars and Minerva." Painted by David Jacques-Louis (1771) and on display in The Louvre. This painting depicts a battle between Ares (Mars) and Athena (Minerva) during the war for Troy. Aphrodite is also portrayed in this painting as an observer.