Mythology

Painting, Saint Michel Terrassant le dragon, Xavier Albert Fiala

Saint Michel Terrassant le dragon

Xavier Albert Fiala

Painting - 49.7 x 38 x 0.5 cm Painting - 19.6 x 15 x 0.2 inch

$1,139

Print, Pélias et Nélée, Georges Braque

Pélias et Nélée

Georges Braque

Print - 38 x 56 x 0.05 cm Print - 15 x 22 x 0 inch

$1,018

Painting, Les ombres blanches, Anne Bachelier

Les ombres blanches

Anne Bachelier

Painting - 65 x 81 x 3 cm Painting - 25.6 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$7,692

Sculpture, Le centaure, Chiron, Christophe Charbonnel

Le centaure, Chiron

Christophe Charbonnel

Sculpture - 146 x 48 x 80 cm Sculpture - 57.5 x 18.9 x 31.5 inch

$67,872

Print, Reykjavik (triptych), Reinar Foreman

Reykjavik (triptych)

Reinar Foreman

Print - 59 x 126 cm Print - 23.2 x 49.6 inch

$679

Print, In the Silence of the Drum, Simphiwe Ndzube

In the Silence of the Drum

Simphiwe Ndzube

Print - 80 x 80 x 2 cm Print - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$3,947

Fine Art Drawings, Les oiseaux cachés, Anne Bachelier

Les oiseaux cachés

Anne Bachelier

Fine Art Drawings - 34 x 24 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 13.4 x 9.4 x 0.4 inch

$509

Painting, Man Odyssey 2128, Dr Hide

Man Odyssey 2128

Dr Hide

Painting - 70 x 70 x 0.1 cm Painting - 27.6 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$1,697

Sculpture, Fragment, Erik Ebeling

Fragment

Erik Ebeling

Sculpture - 23 x 13 x 11.5 cm Sculpture - 9.1 x 5.1 x 4.5 inch

$1,697

Painting, Métamorphose, Cécile Jaunet

Métamorphose

Cécile Jaunet

Painting - 120 x 100 x 1 cm Painting - 47.2 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch

$6,787

Painting, Composition, Huang Gang

Composition

Huang Gang

Painting - 60 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$7,918

Photography, Medusa Me, Elizabeth Sher

Medusa Me

Elizabeth Sher

Photography - 57 x 57 x 0.4 cm Photography - 22.4 x 22.4 x 0.2 inch

$735

Fine Art Drawings, Encre #4, Timothy Archer

Encre #4

Timothy Archer

Fine Art Drawings - 28 x 21 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 11 x 8.3 x 0 inch

$962

Painting, Zeus OR II, Ludovic Ponze

Zeus OR II

Ludovic Ponze

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$3,959

Sculpture, Minotaure, Lionel le Jeune

Minotaure

Lionel le Jeune

Sculpture - 32 x 16 x 20 cm Sculpture - 12.6 x 6.3 x 7.9 inch

$848

Print, Letonie en Musique, Alekos Fassianos

Letonie en Musique

Alekos Fassianos

Print - 65 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$1,007

Sculpture, Hybrid Hero Sculpture, Pichi & Avo

Hybrid Hero Sculpture

Pichi & Avo

Sculpture - 36 x 27 x 27 cm Sculpture - 14.2 x 10.6 x 10.6 inch

$2,093

Painting, Afrodite Bella tra le belle, Alessandro La Motta

Afrodite Bella tra le belle

Alessandro La Motta

Painting - 120 x 81 x 1 cm Painting - 47.2 x 31.9 x 0.4 inch

$1,244

Painting, Foca Column, Elisabetta Martinez

Foca Column

Elisabetta Martinez

Painting - 40 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$1,301

Sculpture, Baleine Bleue, Adeline Weber Guibal

Baleine Bleue

Adeline Weber Guibal

Sculpture - 36 x 26 x 23 cm Sculpture - 14.2 x 10.2 x 9.1 inch

$4,412

Print, Glaucus, Marie-Noëlle Deverre

Glaucus

Marie-Noëlle Deverre

Print - 50 x 40 x 3 cm Print - 19.7 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch

$679

Painting, La Chute d'Icare, Eve Saint Jean

La Chute d'Icare

Eve Saint Jean

Painting - 76.2 x 101.6 x 3.8 cm Painting - 30 x 40 x 1.5 inch

$3,650

Painting, Ornamental Gansha-1, Anand Manchiraju

Ornamental Gansha-1

Anand Manchiraju

Painting - 71.1 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm Painting - 28 x 23 x 1 inch

$2,500

Sculpture, Aigis, Alexandra Kapogianni-Beth

Aigis

Alexandra Kapogianni-Beth

Sculpture - 27 x 27 x 10 cm Sculpture - 10.6 x 10.6 x 3.9 inch

$4,174

Photography, Iconic Beauty #13, Benoit Lapray

Iconic Beauty #13

Benoit Lapray

Photography - 40 x 40 x 0.1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$679

Print, Ventre de Paris 2, Mikhail Chemiakine

Ventre de Paris 2

Mikhail Chemiakine

Print - 73 x 53 cm Print - 28.7 x 20.9 inch

$452

Print, Carnaval, E. Robledo

Carnaval

E. Robledo

Print - 38 x 56 x 3 cm Print - 15 x 22 x 1.2 inch

$778

Painting, Dance, Monika Rossa

Dance

Monika Rossa

Painting - 151 x 121 cm Painting - 59.4 x 47.6 inch

$3,054

Painting, A girl who knows all emotions, Akila Hanada

A girl who knows all emotions

Akila Hanada

Painting - 15 x 15 x 1.5 cm Painting - 5.9 x 5.9 x 0.6 inch

$1,929

Painting, Remains and fragments, Jan Szczepkowski

Remains and fragments

Jan Szczepkowski

Painting - 150 x 130 x 2 cm Painting - 59.1 x 51.2 x 0.8 inch

$2,941

Painting, Hermès - You've Got a Mail, Piet Rodriguez

Hermès - You've Got a Mail

Piet Rodriguez

Painting - 100 x 70 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 1 inch

$2,828

Fine Art Drawings, Icarus 15, Edward Shahda

Icarus 15

Edward Shahda

Fine Art Drawings - 54 x 37 cm Fine Art Drawings - 21.3 x 14.6 inch

$1,700

Fine Art Drawings, Mucha, Ramon Maiden

Mucha

Ramon Maiden

Fine Art Drawings - 43.5 x 28 cm Fine Art Drawings - 17.1 x 11 inch

$848

Design, Minotaure, Rom av J.C

Minotaure

Rom av J.C

Design - 140 x 90 x 3 cm Design - 55.1 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch

$1,697

Design, Vase soliflore Bacchus, Daum

Vase soliflore Bacchus

Daum

Design - 33 x 11 x 11 cm Design - 13 x 4.3 x 4.3 inch

$2,149

Painting, Schizophrenia, Jacek Sowicki

Schizophrenia

Jacek Sowicki

Painting - 56 x 79 x 1 cm Painting - 22 x 31.1 x 0.4 inch

$792

Sculpture, Sans titre, Anna Stein

Sans titre

Anna Stein

Sculpture - 14 x 5 x 3 cm Sculpture - 5.5 x 2 x 1.2 inch

$848

Print, Mama Leone, Sara Conti

Mama Leone

Sara Conti

Print - 90 x 110 x 1 cm Print - 35.4 x 43.3 x 0.4 inch

$905

Painting, A fading flame, Leszek Rózga

A fading flame

Leszek Rózga

Painting - 32 x 25 cm Painting - 12.6 x 9.8 inch

$905

Painting, Icarus 11, Edward Shahda

Icarus 11

Edward Shahda

Painting - 54 x 37 cm Painting - 21.3 x 14.6 inch

$1,700

Sculpture, Ange, Anne Deval

Ange

Anne Deval

Sculpture - 80 x 30 x 9 cm Sculpture - 31.5 x 11.8 x 3.5 inch

$6,222

Photography, The Goddess, Ceridwen Raynor

The Goddess

Ceridwen Raynor

Photography - 75 x 75 cm Photography - 29.5 x 29.5 inch

$923

Painting, Skiers XII (December), Ernesto Dick

Skiers XII (December)

Ernesto Dick

Painting - 23 x 44 x 0.2 cm Painting - 9.1 x 17.3 x 0.1 inch

$2,036

Painting, The route of Jason, Krasimir Bonev

The route of Jason

Krasimir Bonev

Painting - 50 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$735

Painting, Circé, ADrÉ

Circé

ADrÉ

Painting - 61 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,131

Painting, Ancient scene, Stoimen Stoilov

Ancient scene

Stoimen Stoilov

Painting - 53 x 39 x 0.1 cm Painting - 20.9 x 15.4 x 0 inch

$1,357

Painting, Wake not the dragon, James Jean

Wake not the dragon

James Jean

Painting - 41 x 51 x 2 cm Painting - 16.1 x 20.1 x 0.8 inch

$20,362

Print, Love Renaissance, Chiara Santoro

Love Renaissance

Chiara Santoro

Print - 100 x 80 x 0.1 cm Print - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0 inch

$679

Painting, Theo Hudson Nangala, Theo Hudson Nangala

Theo Hudson Nangala

Theo Hudson Nangala

Painting - 91 x 61 cm Painting - 35.8 x 24 inch

$2,489 $2,240

Sculpture, Mythological composition, Spas Kirichev

Mythological composition

Spas Kirichev

Sculpture - 29 x 32 x 13 cm Sculpture - 11.4 x 12.6 x 5.1 inch

$2,885

Print, Medusa (serpent), Decycle

Medusa (serpent)

Decycle

Print - 58 x 78 cm Print - 22.8 x 30.7 inch

$226

Painting, Arrives on Island of Sangaldip, Viraj Mithani

Arrives on Island of Sangaldip

Viraj Mithani

Painting - 157 x 121 x 2 cm Painting - 61.8 x 47.6 x 0.8 inch

$8,032

Painting, Paradise, Guillaume Cavalier

Paradise

Guillaume Cavalier

Painting - 140 x 140 x 2 cm Painting - 55.1 x 55.1 x 0.8 inch

$10,068

Painting, Hemera, Kira Ren

Hemera

Kira Ren

Painting - 36 x 26 x 0.1 cm Painting - 14.2 x 10.2 x 0 inch

$566

Sculpture, After the rain, Tomas Dauksa

After the rain

Tomas Dauksa

Sculpture - 80 x 40 x 16 cm Sculpture - 31.5 x 15.7 x 6.3 inch

$1,810

Print, The Birth Of A Supernova, AEC Interesni Kazki

The Birth Of A Supernova

AEC Interesni Kazki

Print - 61 x 71 x 0.01 cm Print - 24 x 28 x 0 inch

$792

Fine Art Drawings, Untitled n.8, Stefano Galli

Untitled n.8

Stefano Galli

Fine Art Drawings - 76 x 56 cm Fine Art Drawings - 29.9 x 22 inch

$696

Painting, Gogon, Danuta Turkiewicz

Gogon

Danuta Turkiewicz

Painting - 100 x 100 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch

$2,602

Painting, A mon seul désir, Roku Sasaki

A mon seul désir

Roku Sasaki

Painting - 63 x 78 x 1 cm Painting - 24.8 x 30.7 x 0.4 inch

$6,787

Painting, City Boys, Akwasi Addai

City Boys

Akwasi Addai

Painting - 75 x 128.2 x 2 cm Painting - 29.5 x 50.5 x 0.8 inch

$5,656

Painting, La Chevauchée de Poséidon, Guillaume Garrié

La Chevauchée de Poséidon

Guillaume Garrié

Painting - 116 x 89 x 0.2 cm Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 0.1 inch

$5,090

Fine Art Drawings, Sans titre, Yinka Adeyemi

Sans titre

Yinka Adeyemi

Fine Art Drawings - 176 x 165 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 69.3 x 65 x 0.4 inch

$3,054

Painting, Medusa, Olivier Lannaud

Medusa

Olivier Lannaud

Painting - 92 x 92 x 5 cm Painting - 36.2 x 36.2 x 2 inch

$7,353

Painting, Si No Tuvieras Miedo, Marco Battaglini

Si No Tuvieras Miedo

Marco Battaglini

Painting - 100 x 125 x 5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 49.2 x 2 inch

$33,936

Print, Landscape, Robert Bartel

Landscape

Robert Bartel

Print - 64 x 49 cm Print - 25.2 x 19.3 inch

$396

Sculpture, La révérence, Baptista Antunes

La révérence

Baptista Antunes

Sculpture - 50 x 28 x 26 cm Sculpture - 19.7 x 11 x 10.2 inch

$4,242

Fine Art Drawings, Etude pour Asphodèles n°3, Gaël Darras

Etude pour Asphodèles n°3

Gaël Darras

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 40 cm Fine Art Drawings - 11.8 x 15.7 inch

$407

Fine Art Drawings, Vénus Médusa, Claire Courdavault

Vénus Médusa

Claire Courdavault

Fine Art Drawings - 33.5 x 25.5 cm Fine Art Drawings - 13.2 x 10 inch

$452

Fine Art Drawings, Persephone, Reinar Foreman

Persephone

Reinar Foreman

Fine Art Drawings - 52.5 x 39 cm Fine Art Drawings - 20.7 x 15.4 inch

$905

Sculpture, Vénus pudique, Marcos Rodrigo

Vénus pudique

Marcos Rodrigo

Sculpture - 32 x 20 x 18 cm Sculpture - 12.6 x 7.9 x 7.1 inch

$1,810

Print, Bacchus Baccante, Milo Manara

Bacchus Baccante

Milo Manara

Print - 50 x 70 x 0.5 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.2 inch

$781

Sculpture, Feast, Velimir Velikov

Feast

Velimir Velikov

Sculpture - 21 x 6 x 10 cm Sculpture - 8.3 x 2.4 x 3.9 inch

$962

Design, Vase en céramique gravé et peint à la main, Onie Jackson

Vase en céramique gravé et peint à la main

Onie Jackson

Design - 48 x 32 x 10 cm Design - 18.9 x 12.6 x 3.9 inch

$2,489

Painting, Hommage au Bain turc d'Ingres, Ehsan Bayat

Hommage au Bain turc d'Ingres

Ehsan Bayat

Painting - 150 x 150 x 4 cm Painting - 59.1 x 59.1 x 1.6 inch

$4,525

Painting, Living Caryatids, Marco Rossati

Living Caryatids

Marco Rossati

Painting - 120 x 110 x 0.3 cm Painting - 47.2 x 43.3 x 0.1 inch

$5,090

Painting, Clawman, Glenn Ibbitson

Clawman

Glenn Ibbitson

Painting - 144 x 91 x 4 cm Painting - 56.7 x 35.8 x 1.6 inch

$3,111

Print, La Femme à plumes, Luc Simon

La Femme à plumes

Luc Simon

Print - 72 x 55 x 0.05 cm Print - 28.3 x 21.7 x 0 inch

$283

Sculpture, Portrait volant, Gilles Ghez

Portrait volant

Gilles Ghez

Sculpture - 35 x 22 x 8 cm Sculpture - 13.8 x 8.7 x 3.1 inch

$6,674

Print, Karolina, Waldemar Marszalek

Karolina

Waldemar Marszalek

Print - 42 x 57 cm Print - 16.5 x 22.4 inch

$509

Print, Souvenir de Jersey, Lucien Coutaud

Souvenir de Jersey

Lucien Coutaud

Print - 65 x 50 cm Print - 25.6 x 19.7 inch

$283

Fine Art Drawings, Hercule au repos, Eugène Delacroix

Hercule au repos

Eugène Delacroix

Fine Art Drawings - 14 x 25 x 2 cm Fine Art Drawings - 5.5 x 9.8 x 0.8 inch

Price upon request

Painting, Schisme #2, Erwann  Tirilly

Schisme #2

Erwann Tirilly

Painting - 84 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 33.1 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

Price upon request

Print, Procris, Georges Braque

Procris

Georges Braque

Print - 38 x 56 x 0.05 cm Print - 15 x 22 x 0 inch

$1,018 $916

Print, Icarios, Georges Braque

Icarios

Georges Braque

Print - 38 x 56 x 0.05 cm Print - 15 x 22 x 0 inch

$1,018

Print, Tithonos, Georges Braque

Tithonos

Georges Braque

Print - 38 x 56 x 0.05 cm Print - 15 x 22 x 0 inch

$1,018

Painting, From the series Ecology of soul and nature II, Mykola Mamchur

From the series Ecology of soul and nature II

Mykola Mamchur

Painting - 50 x 60 x 0.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch

$1,697

Painting, From the series Ecology of soul and nature III, Mykola Mamchur

From the series Ecology of soul and nature III

Mykola Mamchur

Painting - 50 x 60 x 0.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch

$1,697

Painting, From the series Ecology of soul and nature I, Mykola Mamchur

From the series Ecology of soul and nature I

Mykola Mamchur

Painting - 50 x 60 x 0.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch

$1,697

Fine Art Drawings, Le génie incompris apparaît à nos yeux, Mohamed Lekleti

Le génie incompris apparaît à nos yeux

Mohamed Lekleti

Fine Art Drawings - 75 x 110 x 3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 29.5 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch

$6,561

Fine Art Drawings, Tapi dans l’ombre des rêves, Mohamed Lekleti

Tapi dans l’ombre des rêves

Mohamed Lekleti

Fine Art Drawings - 80 x 130 x 0.5 cm Fine Art Drawings - 31.5 x 51.2 x 0.2 inch

$12,443

Painting, Collectors of Antique, Vladimir Kolosov

Collectors of Antique

Vladimir Kolosov

Painting - 121.9 x 152.4 x 2.5 cm Painting - 48 x 60 x 1 inch

$2,180

Print, Nérée, Georges Braque

Nérée

Georges Braque

Print - 38 x 56 cm Print - 15 x 22 inch

$905

Painting, La fuite du temps, Anne Bachelier

La fuite du temps

Anne Bachelier

Painting - 20 x 50 x 4 cm Painting - 7.9 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch

$3,280

Mythology

There is no single mythology. There are, however, multiple, mysterious mythologies, which have been sources of fascination and terror across the centuries. Starting in Ancient Egypt and passing through Greece and Rome, we find ourselves in Scandinavia, the birthplace of Celtic myths. Art has always been linked to beliefs, and each of these belief systems and mythologies has their own aesthetic codes and cultural practices. The most popular version of mythology is undoubtedly the Greco-Roman variations, which have been retold and reconfigured time and time again throughout the ages. It has also served as a constant source of inspiration for artists, allowing them to reference common themes which facilitated the interpretation of their works. Nowadays, mythology can therefore be found in all possible artistic forms.

Apart from Antiquity, during which it was commonplace, Greco-Roman mythology first came to the fore during the 15th century. By definition, during the Renaissance it was well seen to imitate the classics by using their codes and allegories.One of the most famous example of this period is Botticelli's Venus and its virginal splendour. Venus, in fact, is one of the figures most appreciated by artists, inspiring among other things Ingres for his Grande Odalisque or Manet's Olympia. More recently, the Venus of Milo was revisited, notably by Hans Peter Feldmann and Jim Dine.

From the 16th to the 18th century, mythological paintings symbolized an ideal world for artists, nostalgic for the lost unity between man and nature. As an instrument of political propaganda, mythology was used for the glorification of monarchs and their court, syncretised in allegorical paintings. Finally, for aesthetes, mythological motifs catalysed a certain sensuality serving the ideal of pure beauty and mad passions sought by artists. Driven by the Gustave Moreau's symbolic reflections, mythology became a powerful philosophical vector at the end of the Belle Epoque.

During the 20th century, it was Klimt who was passionate about Greek aesthetics in his representation of the female figure. His representation of Danae and  while Pallas Athena embodies the woman of power. Mirroring his own situation, he painted Sappho as a melancholic artist. Recently, great names such as Jeff Koons in his Gazing Balls or Banksy through his sculptures re-used the aesthetics of the Greek statue. The American artist Adam Reeder reclaims mythology from a perspective of social commentary, representing Greek gods and heroes interacting with Apple products. In photography, too, myth inspires. Kimiko Yoshida's "Paintings" series, for example, includes famous works such as Veronese's Venus, giving them a futuristic aspect. Finally, we see Louise Bourgeois' Maman invading cities around the world, a bittersweet re-reading of the myth of Arachne.

For our contemporaries, the codes of mythology are therefore more relevant than ever in the world of art. The legacy of the Ancients will not be forgotten any time soon, especially with the recent return of fantastic epic in literature and cinema.

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