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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo "Orpheus Rescuing Eurydice from the Underworld (detail of the ceiling)"

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo "Orpheus Rescuing Eurydice from the Underworld (detail of the ceiling)"

The Orpheus Funerary Mosaic from Jerusalem in the Archaeological Museum at Istanbul | Marek Titien Olszewski - Academia.edu

The Orpheus Funerary Mosaic or more appropriately the Jerusalem mosaic of David, for it was discovered in 1901 northwest of Damascus from Jerusalem. in the Archaeological Museum Istanbul

Even Hades, god of death and the world beyond, was moved by the music of Orpheus. Description from ferrebeekeeper.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Descent of Orpheus: The Myth of Art

Ambrosius Francken I, Orpheus in the Underworld, late century

Howard Davie illustration for  "The Heroes or Greek Fairy Tales"  by Charles Kingsley depicting  'Let us stay here and rest awhile.' And another, 'Let us row to the shore, and hear the words they sing.' And another, 'I care not for the words, but for the music. They shall sing me to sleep, that I may rest.'

Sirens (Greek) - They are dangerous yet beautiful women, who lure nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.

winged victory of samothrace....this just always captivated me..... love, love love love this statue!

Has anyone noticed that Nike statues are always headless? of Victory! Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, Greek statue (marble), century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

The Moses by Michelangelo in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli (Saint Peter in Chains) in Rome, Italy. Moses looks away from the altar where the venerated chains of Peter granted indulgences to countless pilgrims. Just as if he had seen a new golden calf.

Il Mosè di Michelangelo Buonarroti - Basilica di san Pietro in Vincoli

Orpheus and Eurydice at the Gates of the Underworld, maiolica plate, by Nicola Pellipario of Urbino (fl.1510-42), c.1515 / Museo Correr, Ven...

Orpheus and Eurydice at the Gates of the Underworld, maiolica plate, by Nicola Pellipario of Urbino / Museo Correr, Ven.

And that seagulls were the only way to travel. | 17 Magical Lessons Learned From Roald Dahl Books--James and the Giant Peach.

17 Magical Lessons Learned From Roald Dahl Books

This is Tim Burtons version of Roald Dahls childrens book ‘James and the giant peach’. Tim Burton recreated this book in his 1996 film 'James and the giant peach’.

Figura 23 : A história clássica da Mitologia Grega sobre a Lira de Orfeu, filho de Apolo.

Orpheus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Orpheus with the lyre and surrounded by beasts (Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens).

William Blake, Dante in the Empyrean, Drinking at the River of Light 1824-7

William Blake, Dante in the Empyrean, Drinking at the River of Light

"Sketch for The Judgement - Figure in Center"  John Singer Sargent

Sketch for The Judgement - Figure in Center John Singer Sargent -- American painter Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Charcoal on paper 62 x 47 cm x 18 in.

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