Friday, February 10, 2017

Nereids


Ancient Roman Mural Art (undated)
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Piero di Cosimo - Tritons and Nereids (ca. 1500)
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Jacopo de Barbari (ca. 1500)
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Francesco Furini (ca. 1640)
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Luca Giordano (detail, 1684)
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Giovanni Battista (ca. 1700)
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Theodore Chasseriau - Andromeda and the Nereids (1840)
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Arnold Böcklin (1874)
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Edward Burne-Jones - Perseus and the Nereids (ca. 1890)
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Hans Thoma (1892)
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William Blair Bruce (1896)
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Eduard Veith (undated)
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Friedrich Ernst Wolfrom - Poseidon and the Nereids 
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William Russel Flynt (1911)
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Michal Wygrzywalski (ca. 1920)
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Gaston Bussiere (1927)
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Ivor Abrahams (1986)
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'The 50 Daughters of  Nereus and Doris'

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Actaea

'Goddess of the seashore'




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Amphitrite

'Possessing the power to calm the waters and quiet the wind'



Paris Bordone - Poseidon (Neptune) and Amphitrite (ca. 1550)
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Hendrick Goltzius (ca. 1590)
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Jacob de Gheyn II (ca. 1600)
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Nicolas Poussin (1634)
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Sebastiano Ricci (1694)
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Hugues Taraval (1780)
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William Dyce (1936)
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Raoul Dufy (1936)
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Arethusa

'The waterer - chased by Alpheus and transforming into a fountain'



Roman School (1640)
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Antoine Coypel (1661-1722)
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Benjamin West (1802)
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Auguste Legras (1874)

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Doto

'Safe passage to ships'



Thomas Sully (1856)

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Galatea

'She who is milk white - goddess of the sea foam, beloved of Acis'



Raphael - The Triumph of Galatea (1512)
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Francesco Furini - Acis and Galatea (1632)
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Francois Perrier - Acis and Galatea (and Polyphemus)
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Luca Giordano - Galatea and Polyphemus
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Jacob van Schuppen (ca. 1730)
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Alexandre Guillemot (1827)

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Psamatha

'Goddess of sand'




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Thetis

'Loved by Zeus and Poseidon but married by Peleus, mother of Achilles'



Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres - Zeus (Jupiter) and Thetis (1811)
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(more of Thetis following soon)
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