Ars longa, vita brevis, iudicium difficile.
Portrait sketch of Simon Vouet (1590-1649) by Nicolas Mignard (1606-1668), probably in black chalk, printed on October 1, 1853, in L’Artiste.
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1850s/Nicolas Mignard/Simon Vouet
The bull looks definitely lecherous in Simon Vouet’s Rape of Europa. The look on Europa’s face is quite remarkable too.
1640s/Simon Vouet/The Rape of Europa