Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus



A ploughman, shepherd and angler are too busy with their daily lives to notice the doom of Icarus in this painting called Landscape with the Fall of Icarus. Per Wikipedia, the painter is unknown, but thought to be imitating a lost painting by Pieter Bruegel. Via.

*Previously: Steampunk Icarus.

*Buy "The Mirror of the Gods: Classical Mythology in Renaissance Art" at Amazon.

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