Friday, May 28, 2010

Goddess Diana

French Rococo painter Jean-Marc Nattier (1685–1766).

Marquise de Pompadour as Diana the Huntress

Friday, May 14, 2010

Pythia the Oracle

English painter John Collier (1850–1934)

Priestess of Delphi (1891)

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Maybe Leda

English Classicist painter Frederic Leighton (1830–1896)

Odalisque (1862).
Despite Leighton called it "Odalisque" in this times a woman with a swan would always be interpreted as Leda.