Category Archives: Mythology

Hygeia

Henry Howard (1769–1847) Thirlestane Castle

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A Bacchic Procession

Hendrik van Balen I (1575–1632) Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) Halfway up the slope is a level clearing Pentheus bounded into the open and halted — Utterly unprepared for what he had surprised. He stared, in a stupor, into the … Continue reading

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Apollo and Daphne

PELLEGRINI, Giovanni Antonio c. 1704 Fresco Villa Alessandri, Mira “Father, if your waters still hold charms to save your daughter, cover with green earth this body I wear too well,” and as she spoke a soaring drowsiness possessed her; growing … Continue reading

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The Townley Venus

Roman; 1stC-2ndC; Ostia The British Museum Kypris keeps this spot. She loves to be here, Always looking out From the land over The brilliant sea. She Brings the sailors good Voyage, and the sea Quivers in awe of Her gleaming … Continue reading

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Bust of Proserpine

Hiram Powers 1844 Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Ariadne

.Print made by: Jacopo Caraglio, 1526 Engraving The British Museum

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ATHENE

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Attic Red Figure Lekythos Attributed to the Nikon Painter ca 470 BC

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Perseus and Andromeda

Giuseppe Cesari Italian, 1568-1640 Perseus and Andromeda, ca. 1592 Oil on slate RISD Museum

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Bloomington

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Ulysses and the Sirens

by Herbert James Draper Date painted: 1910 Oil on canvas, 88.9 x 110.5 cm Collection: Leeds Museums and Galleries

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