06 Paintings, Olympian deities, The tale of Eurydice, with footnotes # 42
Eurydice was the wife of Orpheus, who loved her dearly; on their wedding day, he played joyful songs as his bride danced through the meadow. One day, Aristaeus, a minor god in Greek mythology, saw and pursued Eurydice, who stepped on a viper, was bitten, and died instantly…
I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research.
Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed
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