Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Herne the Hunter




More work from Somerset Art Week (small halo angel visible as well)
Herne also has a counterpart in Greek mythology in the form of Actaeon, the hunter. Caught spying on Artemis (or Diana) whilst she bathed with her nymphs, Actaeon was turned into a stag and devoured by his own hounds. Poor boy...

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