Costume of Dione, Mother of Venus by Léon Bakst.

Léon Bakst, Art deco, costume, design, Dione,
Fantasy costume design of the mother of Venus, by Léon Bakst.

Costume of Dione, Mother of Venus by Léon Bakst.

‘Fantaisie Sur Le Costume Moderne, Dioné’, By Léon Bakst 1914. 

Dione is in Greek mythology, the mother of Aphrodite. In Roman mythology, she is equated with Venus. Or Dione (Greek Διώνη) is in Greek mythology, the daughter of Atlas and the wife of Tantalus, thus the mother of Broteas, Pelops and Niobe.

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