The Birth of Venus is a painting by the French artist Alexandre Cabanel. It was painted in 1863, and is now in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
A second and smaller version (85 x 135.9 cm) from ca. 1864 is in Dahesh Museum of Art.
A third (106 x 182.6 cm) version dates from 1875; it is in the Metropo...Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)