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Danae (golden rain) Painting by Olena Samoilyk - Jose Art Gallery
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Danae (golden rain)

The plot of the Greek myth, according to which the picture was painted, the Greek king was predicted that he would die by the hand of his grandson. Fearing this prediction, he locked up his only daughter in the underground palace. But Zeus (the supreme God-thunderer of the Greek pantheon) saw her through the walls and penetrated to her in the form of a golden cloud and spilled on her in a golden rain, after which Danaë gave birth to a son.

Description of the Painting "Danae (golden rain)":

Materials oil/canvas
Size120 W × 140 H × 3 D   cm
Year of creation2017
Genre Mythological
Style Contemporary Art
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Olena Samoilyk
From Olena Samoilyk , Ukraine
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