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The Birth of Venus
The Birth of Venus
The Birth of Venus
Botticelli, Sandro (orig. Alessandro Filipepi), 1445–1510.
“The Birth of Venus”, c. 1482.

(Detail.)
Tempera on canvas, 172.5 × 278.5cm.
(Photo: Erich Lessing.)
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Erich Lessing Fine Art
Born in 1923 in Vienna, Erich Lessing worked for publications such as Life and Paris Match and in 1951 he became a member of the photographers' collective Magnum. As well as being a successful photojournalist, he spent a lifetime photographing creative works and historical locations. The Lessing Photo Archive was founded in 1996 and a new photo gallery featuring exhibitions and vintage prints opened in Vienna in 2012.

His vast collection comprises over 25,000 colour images covering fine arts, archaeology, religion and architecture.