Antique mythology in world painting

Myth and legends closely intertwine with everyday life of inhabitant. For the modern viewer, narrative of mythological subjects seem commonplace in the paintings, but connoisseurs, who know the historical roots of the genre such as ancient mythology in painting, with a special flutter appreciate the art, with which world artists approached to creating images and scenes from fairytale characters life of ancient mythology.




Art ( painting ) » Allegory, mythology, poetry » mythology and poetry


Pictures:

The Choice of Heracles :: Annibale Carracci
mythology and poetry - The Choice of Heracles :: Annibale Carracci
Jupiter, Mercury and the Virtue :: Dosso Dossi
mythology and poetry - Jupiter, Mercury and the Virtue :: Dosso Dossi
Medea about to Kill her Children :: Eugene Delacroix
mythology and poetry - Medea about to Kill her Children :: Eugene Delacroix
A Sea Nymph :: Michele Desubleo
mythology and poetry - A Sea Nymph :: Michele Desubleo
Phaedra :: Alexandre Cabanel
mythology and poetry - Phaedra :: Alexandre Cabanel
Calliope :: Giuseppe Fagnani
mythology and poetry -  Calliope :: Giuseppe Fagnani
Polyhymnia :: Giuseppe Fagnani
mythology and poetry - Polyhymnia :: Giuseppe Fagnani
Erato at Her Lyre :: John William Godward
mythology and poetry - Erato at Her Lyre :: John William Godward
Heliodorus Driven from the Temple :: Bertholet Flemal
mythology and poetry - Heliodorus Driven from the Temple :: Bertholet Flemal
The sleeping Snow White :: Hans Makart
mythology and poetry - The sleeping Snow White :: Hans Makart
The Triumph of Ariadne :: Hans Makart
mythology and poetry - The Triumph of Ariadne :: Hans Makart
The Hunt of Diana (Draft) :: Hans Makart
mythology and poetry - The Hunt of Diana (Draft)  :: Hans Makart


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