Sunday, March 14, 2010

Perseus and the Sea Nymphs

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Edward Burne-Jones
(British, 1833-1898)
Perseus and the Sea Nymphs, 1877
Oil on canvas

I love the colors, the expressions, and that swirling background! This painting shows the nymphs bringing Perseus his winged sandals, a helmet of invisibility, and a purse for the Gorgon's head.

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