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Greek and Roman Mythology

A Priestess of Bacchus, John William Godward

A Priestess of Bacchus John William Godward, 1890

Adonis Relinquishing Venus for the Hunt, Titian

Adonis Relinquishing Venus for the Hunt Titian, 1460

Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, Italian Renaissance

Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse 1570

Andromeda, Gustave Doré

Andromeda Gustave Doré, 1869

Andromeda, François Auguste René Rodin

Andromeda François Auguste René Rodin, 1885 – 1886

Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than man

Antigone, by Sophocles 442BCE

Apollo and Daphne, Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Apollo and Daphne Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1622 – 1655

Apollo Seated With Lyre, Ancient Greece

Apollo Seated With Lyre 200CE

Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus, Angelica Kauffmann

Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus Angelica Kauffmann, 1774

Athena, Ancient Greece

Athena 100BCE

Bacchus, Caravaggio

Bacchus Caravaggio, 1596

Bacchus and Ariadne, Titian

Bacchus and Ariadne Titian, 1522 – 1523

Bacchus and Ariadne, Angelica Kauffmann

Bacchus and Ariadne Angelica Kauffmann, 1794

Between Scylla and Charybdis, Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl

Between Scylla and Charybdis Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, 1910

Bronze Statuette of Jupiter, Ancient Rome

Bronze Statuette of Jupiter 200CE

Cassandra, Evelyn De Morgan

Cassandra Evelyn De Morgan, 1898

Centaur, Odilon Redon

Centaur Odilon Redon, 1895 – 1900

Chasseress, Romaine Brooks

Chasseress Romaine Brooks, 1920

Chimera of Arezzo, The Etruscans

Chimera of Arezzo 400BCE

Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses, John William Waterhouse

Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses John William Waterhouse, 1891

Cista Depicting a Dionysian Revel and Perseus with Medusa's Head, The Etruscans

Cista Depicting a Dionysian Revel and Perseus with Medusa's Head 400BCE

Cronus Devouring his Child, Giulia Lama

Cronus Devouring his Child Giulia Lama, 1720

Cupid and Psyche, Trophime Bigot

Cupid and Psyche Trophime Bigot, 1642

Daedalus and Icarus, Anthony van Dyck

Daedalus and Icarus Anthony van Dyck, 1615 – 1625

Danaë, Gustav Klimt

Danaë Gustav Klimt, 1907 – 1908

Diana and her Companions, Johannes Vermeer

Diana and her Companions Johannes Vermeer, 1653 – 1654

Diana the Huntress, Giampietrino

Diana the Huntress Giampietrino, 1526

Diane Hunting, Marie Laurencin

Diane Hunting Marie Laurencin, 1908

Dido, Henry Fuseli

Dido Henry Fuseli, 1781

Erasistratus Discovers the Cause of Antiochus's Disease, Jacques-Louis David

Erasistratus Discovers the Cause of Antiochus's Disease Jacques-Louis David, 1774

Greek Drinking Vessel, Ancient Greece

Greek Drinking Vessel 550BCE

Helen Brought To Paris, Benjamin West

Helen Brought To Paris Benjamin West, 1776

Hercules Mastai, Ancient Greece

Hercules Mastai 200 – 300CE

Hercules of the Forum Boarium, Ancient Greece

Hercules of the Forum Boarium 200BCE

Hermione, Sarah Bernhardt

Hermione Sarah Bernhardt, 1875

Hesiod and the Muses, Gustave Moreau

Hesiod and the Muses Gustave Moreau, 1870

Introduction of the Cult of Cybele in Rome, Andrea Mantegna

Introduction of the Cult of Cybele in Rome Andrea Mantegna, 1505 – 1506

Judgement of Paris (Cranach), Bob Thompson

Judgement of Paris (Cranach) Bob Thompson, 1963

Jupiter and Semele, Gustave Moreau

Jupiter and Semele Gustave Moreau, 1894 – 1895

Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto, Caravaggio

Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto Caravaggio, 1597

Laocoön, El Greco

Laocoön El Greco, 1604 – 1614

Laocoön, William Blake

Laocoön William Blake, 1825 – 1827

Mars Disarmed by Venus and the Three Graces, Jacques-Louis David

Mars Disarmed by Venus and the Three Graces Jacques-Louis David, 1822 – 1824

Mars, Venus and Amor, Titian

Mars, Venus and Amor Titian, 1530

Metamorphoses, Ancient Rome

Metamorphoses Ovid, 1CE

Narcissus, Caravaggio

Narcissus Caravaggio, 1594 – 1596

Oedipus and the Sphinx, Gustave Moreau

Oedipus and the Sphinx Gustave Moreau, 1864

Oedipus Cursing His Son Polynices, Henry Fuseli

Oedipus Cursing His Son Polynices Henry Fuseli, 1786

Orestes, Alexandre Cabanel

Orestes Alexandre Cabanel, 1846

Pandora, Alexandre Cabanel

Pandora Alexandre Cabanel, 1873

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Griffin

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Monsters

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