Category Archives: Mythology

Medusa

Medusa, 1911, Partially gilt silver Vincenzo Gemito (Italian, 1852 – 1929) The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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Tree Spirit Deity (Yakshi)

1st–2nd century Culture:India (Uttar Pradesh, Mathura region) the met

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Flora

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

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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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