Dead Orpheus Painting

Roger Williamson

United States

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About The Painting

Saatchi Art is pleased to offer the Painting, "Dead Orpheus," by Roger Williamson, available for purchase at $495 USD. Original 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.