Henri-Léopold Lévy (1840-1904)

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Sarpedon, 1874

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Sarpedon, 1874

Both images are of the same painting. They simply differ in resolution and tone.

Sarpedon is a figure from Greek mythology, identified as one of Zeus’ sons. Killed in the Trojan war, Hypnos and Thanatos return his body to his father.