Category Archives: Mythology

Flora

John William Waterhouse, R.A. (1849-1917) black chalk on buff paper Christie’s Advertisements

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The Nymph Salmacis, by Bosio

Albumen silver print by Tommaso Cuccioni  about 1852 – 1864 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles  

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Mami Wata Figure

Igbo Artist, Nigeria ca. 1950 The High Art Museum

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Aurora and Cephalus

GUÉRIN, Pierre-Narcisse 1810 Oil on canvas, 254 x 186 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris

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An Idyll: Daphnis and Chloe

Niccolò Pisano (1470–1538) The Wallace Collection

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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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