Greek and Roman Mythology

Psyche Abandoned

Jacques-Louis David, 1795

Psyche Panel 7 — Cupid Carrying Psyche Up to Heaven

Maurice Denis, 1908

Pygmalion and Galatea

Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1890

Pygmalion and the Image — The Godhead Fires

Edward Burne-Jones, 1878

Pygmalion and the Image — The Heart Desires

Edward Burne-Jones, 1878

Reclining Naiad

Antonio Canova, 1819-1824

Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene

Simeon Solomon, 1864

Saturn Devouring one of his Children

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1823


Titian, 1548-1549

Statue of Aphrodite

100 CE

Statue of Artemis Ephesus



499 BCE

The Abduction of Psyche

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1895

The Birth of Venus

Alexandre Cabanel, 1863

The Birth of Venus

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1879

The Birth of Venus

Odilon Redon, 1912

The Braschi Antinous

138 CE

The Cyclops

Odilon Redon, 1914

The Death of Hyacinth

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1752-1753

The divine horses of Achilles, Balios and Xanthos

Giorgio de Chirico, 1963

The Dream of the Architect

Thomas Cole, 1840

The Fall of Phaeton

Peter Paul Rubens, 1604-1605

The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis

Jacques-Louis David, 1818

The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Jupiter and a Faun

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1615

The Goddess Aurora Triumphing Over Night

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1755-1756

The Goddess Minvera

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1772

The Iliad

Homer, 800 BCE

The Intervention of the Sabine Women

Jacques-Louis David, 1795-1799

The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons

Jacques-Louis David, 1789

The Meal at Drya's House

Marc Chagall, 1961

The Muses Leaving Their Father Apollo

Gustave Moreau, 1868

The Odyssey

Homer, 800 BCE

The Odyssey of Odysseus

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, 1933

The Origin of the Milky Way

Tintoretto, 1575

The Three Graces

200 CE

The Three Graces

Marie Laurencin, 1921

The Triumph of Bacchus

Diego Velázquez, 1628-1629

Theseus and the Minotaur

Edward Burne-Jones, 1861

Venus and Cupid

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1625-1630

Venus Rising from the Sea

Gustave Moreau, 1866

Wedding Feast in the Nymphs Grotto

Marc Chagall, 1961

Young Hercules

69 CE-96 CE
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