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Andromeda Chained to the Rock by the Nereids :: Thiodore Chassiriau

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Thiodore Chassiriau (1819-1856) Andromeda Chained to the Rock by the Nereids

Oil on canvas, 1840 Public collection

Submitted by: marina51

Published: 25.03.2010



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WuDong
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April 24, 2015


Andromeda, in the Greek mythology the daughter Kassiopei and the Ethiopian tsar Kefey allocated with by nature unusual beauty. When Andromeda's mother, being proud of the beautiful appearance, I declared that she is more beautiful than sea deities of nereids, those complained to god of the seas to Poseidon. God revenged for an insult, having sent to Ethiopia a flood and the terrible sea monster devouring people.

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