Diego Velazquez Postcard
The Rokeby Venus
(The Toilet of Venus)
This sensual postcard features a reproduction of a painting by Spanish artist Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velazquez (1599 - 1660). The painting is The Rockby Venus (also known as The Toilet of Venus, Venus at her Mirror, Venus and Cupid, or La Venus del espejo).
The painting shows the Roman goddess Venus, a beautiful nude woman, lying on a bed as seen from behind. She is looking at herself in a mirror which is being held for her by Cupid.
The original painting is on display at The National Gallery in London.
Postcard Condition: Mint
Postcard Size: 4 by 6 inches (10.25 x 15.25 cm).