Aphrodite enjoying the arrival of spring in her garden with the Graces on her right and Hermes(Mercury) next to them, reaching out for some delicious fruit. Cupid is flying above the Graces, aiming his arrows full of love potion at them. On Aphrodite left, Flora is depicted, the goddess of spring, holding flowers in her arms. Next to her, the nymph Chloris, chased by Zephyr, the Wind of the West.
Artist: Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) Date: 1485