Dead Orpheus

United States

Size: 16 H x 20 W x 1 in

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Painting: Oil on Canvas.

In this painting Orpheus is depicted being carried on the River of Oblivion after is death at the hands of the Maenads..
The paintings other title, The Musics Over, symbolizes Orpheus as the corpus of a musical tradition Orpheus represents the embodiment of a musical tradition as a whole that has come to an end.

Keywords: Pagan, Portrait, Symbolism, Underworld, Greece, Classical, Music, Myth, Mythology, Thantos

Subjects: Portrait

Styles: Figurative, Fine Art, Portraiture

Mediums: Oil

Materials: Canvas

Prints: Portrait Art Prints, Figurative Art Prints, Fine Art Art Prints, Portraiture Art Prints, Oil Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints

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