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Madonna as portrayed on the canvas is an allusion to Venus and Psyche


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Throughout time, the painters who marked the History of Art developed themes dominated by mythological symbolism and were influenced, according to Freud’s theories, by  dreams of surreal images that reveal our capacity to interpret experiences with the unconscious.

Madonna as portrayed on the canvas is an allusion to Venus and Psyche. In this painting it is easy to see the merging of both these allegoric figures, especially of the latter. Psyche: Greek word signifying soul. cr.jpg

 

 

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