From Heroes to Immortals
Theseus and the Minotaur, Narcissus and Echo, the Judgment of Paris: these may be stories you know, or names you have heard. For millennia, Classical mythology has been a shared language through which artists can tells tales of heroism, love, vengeance, and more. From the frescoes of ancient Rome through the art of today, myths have served as an eternal source of inspiration.
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Agostino Carracci, after Bernardo Buontalenti, Apollo and the Python, ca. 1589-92. Etching and engraving, 9 5/8 x 13 9/16 in. Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Museum purchase in memory of Mrs. Sterling Williams, Trustee, 1985.012
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