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Aurora and Cephalus

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

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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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Hygeia

Henry Howard Thirlestane Castle

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Venus and Cupid

Thomas Faed (1825/1826–1900) Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC)

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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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Undine

Object Label Chauncey Bradley Ives American (1810-1894) Undine Rising from the Waters, modeled ca. 1880-1882 . An undine is a legendary figure, a mortal sea sprite that lacks a soul. She must assume human form and trick a man into marriage … 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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