Love and beauty are the most captivating phenomena on earth. There is not even a single individual who can claim to have not been enamored or attracted by the twin elements in his/her life. All of us love to love and beauty be witches us without our consent and will. Well, that is the beauty of love and makes us fall in love with beauty all the more. All cultures and mythologies are replete with stories and accounts of deities that symbolize the twin phenomenon. One such very popular figure belongs to the Greek culture who is an embodiment of love, beauty, pleasure and procreation.
We are talking about Aphrodite. The goddess of love and beauty who is the daughter of Zeus was born out of the sea, from the genitals of Uranus. She was so beautiful that her father married her to the hardworking, smith god Hephaestus to avoid conflicts but the supreme beauty did cast her charm on others and many gods and mortals became her lovers. Aphrodite is a very popular and well-known name among people as they love to look at her statues and pictures. So, here we have created a collection of 25 pictures of Aphrodite in charming shades for them. Take a look.
Ares (God of War) and lover of Aphrodite, in a romantic pose together, stand for the magical and strange aspect of love.
The shy Aphrodite with her lowered head and hand stretched across her torso makes for a luscious portrait.
A treat for the eyes, this portrait showing the goddess uncovering herself, has unique sensuality and appeal.
This is really a mind-blowing and serene view that shows the Aphrodite surrounded with fountains.
A statue that captures your heart and imagination with its sheer elegance and divinity.
A fantastic example of brilliant and aesthetic photography that is evident in the glowing statue of Aphrodite.
Face half turned away, this statue of Aphrodite is located in National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
Aphrodite’s divine beauty casts an irresistible charm over the onlookers and she looks best in her earthy avatar.
The goddess of love, offering the magical potion of youth and beauty, presents a lovely picture.
In rapt slumber, the goddess of love is having lovely dreams in her sleep.
An appealing portrait of Aphrodite, situated in Academy museum that captures every visitor’s instant attention.
An archaic head of Aphrodite that is slightly broken on the nose and head but still holds its charm.
Nature has surrounded the fair goddess of love with her lush, green leaves as a mark of admiration.
This stately and elegant statue of Aphrodite rests in Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany.
Mythical image of Aphrodite, showing her in three different poses, looks very pretty and amusing.
This slightly disfigured head of Aphrodite has a solemn look on her face that makes you sentimental.
Marble statue of Aphrodite in a park in its full glory and perfection that captivates the eyes.
The soothing face of the deity is alone enough to take away your pain and grief, so take a look.
The lovelorn individuals look up to the goddess for her kind grace and attention as this picture suggests.
The goddess is looking sad at the state of love that is prevalent in the present day society.
Half dark and half bright, this picture of Aphrodite symbolizes the twin aspects of love that give joy as well as pain.
The voluptuous and sexy Aphrodite is taken aback at someone who is looking at her while she takes bath.
This statue of Aphrodite, in a secluded place, surrounded by the ocean, looks quite solemn.
This cracked portrait of Aphrodite standing against a terracotta disc makes for a gloomy sight.
The petite and charming daughter of Zeus descends on earth with her wings that carried her from the ocean.