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Six of the Most Iconic Paintings in The National Gallery

Rokeby Venus – Velazquez Also known as The Toilet of Venus, this painting shows the  goddess Venus with her son Cupid holding up a mirror for her to gaze at her reflection. Originally from Spain, Velazquez caused outrage with his female nude as the Spanish Church disapproved and the controversy didn’t stop there. In 1914, a lady visiting […]