Polypheme et Galathee by Raphael Drouart

Polypheme et Galathee by Raphael Drouart

Polypheme et Galathee

Raphael Drouart

Title

Polypheme et Galathee

 
Artist
Year
1922  
Technique
woodengraving 
Image Size
7 1/8 x 5 1/8" image 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
8 of 25  
Annotations
titled and editioned in pencil 
Reference
Thierry Lefrancois, cat. no. 119 
Paper
laid paper 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
7155 
Price
$225.00 
Description
This is an illustration for Ovid's Metamorphasis. The Cyclops Polyphemus (son of Poseidon and Thoosa) the sea nymph Galatea for whom he killed his rival Acis. The image is opposite of the image of Polyphemus as a cannibal that was described in the Odyssey.