, Phaethon's Ride

Phaethon's Ride

United Kingdom

Size: 20 H x 20 W x 0.2 in

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Art Description

Painting: Paint on Aluminium.

Phaethon stole the horses of the sun from his father, Phoebus. He lost control of them and caused the earth to catch fire before he fell to his death; see Ovid, "Metamorphoses". Framed.

Powdered pigments and solvents on aluminium.

Keywords: red, sun, phaethon, tales of Ovid, destruction, fall, myths

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