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Greek and Roman Mythology

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Proserpine, Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Proserpine

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1882
Psyche Abandoned, Jacques-Louis David

Psyche Abandoned

Jacques-Louis David, 1795
Psyche Panel 7 — Cupid Carrying Psyche Up to Heaven, Maurice Denis

Psyche Panel 7 — Cupid Carrying Psyche Up to Heaven

Maurice Denis, 1908
Pygmalion and Galatea, Jean-Léon Gérôme

Pygmalion and Galatea

Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1890
Pygmalion and the Image — The Godhead Fires, Edward Burne-Jones

Pygmalion and the Image — The Godhead Fires

Edward Burne-Jones, 1878
Pygmalion and the Image — The Heart Desires, Edward Burne-Jones

Pygmalion and the Image — The Heart Desires

Edward Burne-Jones, 1878
Reclining Naiad, Antonio Canova

Reclining Naiad

Antonio Canova, 1819-1824
Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene, Simeon Solomon

Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene

Simeon Solomon, 1864
Saturn Devouring one of his Children, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Saturn Devouring one of his Children

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1823
Sisyphus, Titian

Sisyphus

Titian, 1548-1549
Spring Evening, Arnold Böcklin

Spring Evening

Arnold Böcklin, 1879
Statue of Artemis Ephesus, Ancient Greece

Statue of Artemis Ephesus

2 BCE
Tetradrachm, Ancient Greece

Tetradrachm

499 BCE
The Abduction of Psyche, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Abduction of Psyche

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1895
The Aeneid, Ancient Rome

The adventures of Aeneis the Trojan, and what happens when the gods hate you

The Aeneid

Virgil, 19 CE
The Birth of Venus, Alexandre Cabanel

The Birth of Venus

Alexandre Cabanel, 1863
The Birth of Venus, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Birth of Venus

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1879
The Birth of Venus, Odilon Redon

The Birth of Venus

Odilon Redon, 1912
The Braschi Antinous, Ancient Rome

The Braschi Antinous

138 CE
The Cyclops, Odilon Redon

The Cyclops

Odilon Redon, 1914
The Death of Hyacinth, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

The Death of Hyacinth

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1752-1753
The divine horses of Achilles, Balios and Xanthos, Giorgio de Chirico

The divine horses of Achilles, Balios and Xanthos

Giorgio de Chirico, 1963
The Dream of the Architect, Thomas Cole

The Dream of the Architect

Thomas Cole, 1840
The Fall of Phaeton, Peter Paul Rubens

The Fall of Phaeton

Peter Paul Rubens, 1604-1605
The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis, Jacques-Louis David

The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis

Jacques-Louis David, 1818
The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Jupiter and a Faun, Gian Lorenzo Bernini

The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Jupiter and a Faun

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1615
The Goddess Aurora Triumphing Over Night, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Goddess Aurora Triumphing Over Night

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1755-1756
The Goddess Minvera, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Goddess Minvera

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1772
The Iliad, Ancient Greece

The Iliad

Homer, translated by Samuel Butler, 800 BCE
The Intervention of the Sabine Women, Jacques-Louis David

The Intervention of the Sabine Women

Jacques-Louis David, 1795-1799
The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons, Jacques-Louis David

The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons

Jacques-Louis David, 1789
The Meal at Drya's House, Marc Chagall

The Meal at Drya's House

Marc Chagall, 1961
The Muses Leaving Their Father Apollo, Gustave Moreau

The Muses Leaving Their Father Apollo

Gustave Moreau, 1868
The Odyssey, Ancient Greece

The Odyssey

Homer, 800 BCE
The Odyssey of Odysseus, Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl

The Odyssey of Odysseus

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, 1933
The Origin of the Milky Way, Tintoretto

The Origin of the Milky Way

Tintoretto, 1575
The Three Graces, Ancient Rome

The Three Graces

200 CE
The Three Graces, Marie Laurencin

The Three Graces

Marie Laurencin, 1921
The Triumph of Bacchus, Diego Velázquez

The Triumph of Bacchus

Diego Velázquez, 1628-1629
Theseus and the Minotaur, Edward Burne-Jones

Theseus and the Minotaur

Edward Burne-Jones, 1861
Ulysses and Calypso, Arnold Böcklin

Ulysses and Calypso

Arnold Böcklin, 1882
Venus and Cupid, Artemisia Gentileschi

Venus and Cupid

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1625-1630
Venus Rising from the Sea, Gustave Moreau

Venus Rising from the Sea

Gustave Moreau, 1866
Young Hercules, Ancient Rome

Young Hercules

69 CE-96 CE
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