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.

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

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Orestes Pursued by the Furies, 1922-1925

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Detail. We can see Orestes trying to flee while his mother Clytemnestra, stab wound to her chest, stands in his way.

Rembrandt (1606-1669)

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Lucretia, 1666

Eugène Ernest Hillemacher (1818-1887)

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Psyché aux enfers, 1865
Charon rows Psyche past figures meant to divert her, such as a dead man swimming in the water.

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl (1880-1933)

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Ahasuerus at the End of the World, 1888

Francisco de Goya

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El Aquelarre, 1797-1798

Henry Singleton (1766-1839)

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Ariel on a Bat’s Back. Exhibited 1819.