Herse and her sisters with Hermes by William Kent

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Herse and her sisters with Hermes
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Print size 35.5 x 28.0 cm
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24.2 x 23.0 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Herse and her sisters with Hermes
William Kent
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Mythological scene depicting Ovid's version of the Herse story. A procession of votaries carry wine, food, flowers and a sacrificial white bull to a statue of Athene, in a round temple dias. Herse, to the left as viewed, faces the statue while Hermes (Mercury, who falls in love with her) flies overhead.

Original: oil on canvas, 4205x4205mm. 1718

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