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The 1000++ Artworks of topic Myths and containing the word francisco de goya, oil on canvas, romanticism, child, death, myths, family, 1800

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Francisco De Goya - Saturn Devouring His SonSaturn Devouring His SonFrancisco De Goya

Saturn Devouring His Son is the name given to a painting by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. According to the traditional interpretation, it depicts the Greek myth of the Titan Cronus (in the title Romanised to Saturn), who, fearing that he would be overthrown by one of his children, ate each one upon...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
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John William Waterhouse - AriadneAriadneJohn William Waterhouse

Ariadne (1898) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. 'Whan Adryane his wif aslepe was For that hire syster fayrer was than she, He taketh hire in his hond and forth goth he To shipe, and as a traytour stal his wey, Whil that this Adryane aslepe lay.' Geof...

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John William Waterhouse - Flora and the ZephyrsFlora and the ZephyrsJohn William Waterhouse

Flora and the Zephyrs (1897) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. Flora was the Roman goddess of flowering plants. The Zephyr was the wind from the West. Zephyrus was the god of the West Wind, and dwelt with his brother wind, Boreas, in a palace in Thrace...

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John William Waterhouse - Echo and NarcissusEcho and NarcissusJohn William Waterhouse

Echo and Narcissus is a painting dating from 1903 by John William Waterhouse. It illustrates the poem Echo and Narcissus from Ovid's Metamorphoses. John William Waterhouse (1847–1917) was an English painter who, because of his style and themes, has been classified as a Pre-Raphaelite, but is more ac...

Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - The Great Bathers (The Nymphs)The Great Bathers (The Nymphs)Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Bathers (French: Les Baigneuses) is an oil painting on canvas made between 1918 and 1919 by the French painterPierre-Auguste Renoir. After being giving to the State by his three in 1923, it is currently kept at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
There are two groups of naked women: two models lyin...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Gustav Klimt - DanaeDanaeGustav Klimt

This painting is a typical representation of Klimt’s stylized eroticism, and portrays the subject of Danae, which has been a popular theme throughout painting, having been painted before by Corregio, Rembrandt, and Titian. Danae was the symbol of divine love, transcendence, and sensational beauty. B...

Galerie Würthle (Vienna, Austria)
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John Atkinson Grimshaw - Endymion on Mount LatmusEndymion on Mount LatmusJohn Atkinson Grimshaw
47 x 32 cm, (1879)

In Greek mythology Endymion was a beautiful youth who spent much of his life in perpetual sleep. Endymion's parentage varies among the different ancient references and stories, but several traditions say that he was originally the king of Elis. According to one tradition, Zeus offered him anything t...

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John William Waterhouse - Sleep and His Half Brother DeathSleep and His Half Brother DeathJohn William Waterhouse

Sleep and His Half-Brother Death (1900) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. The two figures recline side by side on a low couch, beyond which are the columns of a colonnade open to the night and touched with moonlight. The interior is lit by a lamp, whos...

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John William Waterhouse - Psyche entering Cupid-s GardenPsyche entering Cupid's GardenJohn William Waterhouse

Psyche entering Cupid's garden (1900) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. Psyche represents the human spirit or soul, and in mythology she was represented as a princess so beautiful that people adored her instead of Venus. To put an end to this sacrilege...

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John William Waterhouse - The Awakening of AdonisThe Awakening of AdonisJohn William Waterhouse

The Awakening of Adonis (1900) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. In Greek mythology, Adonis was a youth of remarkable beauty, the favourite of the goddess Aphrodite. Traditionally, he was the product of the incestuous love Smyrna (Myrrha) entertained f...

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John William Waterhouse - Psyche Opening the Golden BoxPsyche Opening the Golden BoxJohn William Waterhouse

Psyche Opening the Golden Box (1903) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. Psyche represents the human spirit or soul, and in mythology she was represented as a princess so beautiful that people adored her instead of Venus. To put an end to this sacrilege,...

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Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) - Danaë with a Nurse (detail)Danaë with a Nurse (detail)Tiziano Vecellio (Titian)

In the relaxed and confident painting Titian brings the charms of the family circle to the well-tried formula of the Sacra Conversazione. St Dorothy's indulgent smile is that of a visiting relative while the noble St George irresistibly recalls the avuncular bore, always right, taking himself very s...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
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Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) - Bacchus and Ariadne (detail)Bacchus and Ariadne (detail)Tiziano Vecellio (Titian)

'Titian was neither such a universal scholar as Leonardo, nor such an outstanding personality as Michelangelo, nor such a versatile and attractive man as Raphael. He was principally a painter, but a painter whose handling of paint equalled Michelangelo's mastery of draughtsmanship. This supreme skil...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) - Bacchus and Ariadne (detail)Bacchus and Ariadne (detail)Tiziano Vecellio (Titian)

'Titian was neither such a universal scholar as Leonardo, nor such an outstanding personality as Michelangelo, nor such a versatile and attractive man as Raphael. He was principally a painter, but a painter whose handling of paint equalled Michelangelo's mastery of draughtsmanship. This supreme skil...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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John William Waterhouse - Nymphs Finding the Head of OrpheusNymphs Finding the Head of OrpheusJohn William Waterhouse

Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus (1892) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. Traditionally, Orpheus was the son of a Muse (probably Calliope, the patron of epic poetry) and Oeagrus, a king of Thrace (other versions give Apollo). According to some legend...

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Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) - Shepherd and NymphShepherd and NymphTiziano Vecellio (Titian)

'Between 1553 and 1554 Titian executed for the Habsburgs two classical mythological works of clearly erotic intent which he himself described as ''poesie'' (mythological fables). These are the Danaë with a Nurse and the Venus and Adonis, both now in the Prado, Madrid. The Venus and Adonis became the...

Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna, Austria)