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Danae Watching the Building of the Brazen Tower, 1872 (oil on panel)

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Danae Watching the Building of the Brazen Tower, 1872 (oil on panel)
Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (1833-98) / English
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard Art Museums, USA
oil on panel
1872 AD (C19th AD)
17.8x26 cms

daughter of Acrisius, king of Argos who was foretold that he would be killed by his daughter's son so he shut her in a bronze tower to keep away suitors; Jupiter visited her in a shower of gold;

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© Harvard Art Museums / Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop / Bridgeman Images
19th century / England / United Kingdom / Europe / art / fountain / Pre-Raphaelites / art movement / Burne-Jones Edward (1833-98) / painter / artist / garden / mother of perseus / prison / wall / pre-raphaelite / part of perseus cycle / Painting / Mzpainting
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Large 5282 × 3669 px 447 × 311 mm 5 MB
Medium 1024 × 712 px 87 × 60 mm 1 MB