Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Icarus – Gabriel Picart

There are many inspirational art works based on the Icarus myth.  This is Gabriel Picart’s.

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"Never regret thy fall,
O Icarus of the fearless flight
For the greatest tragedy of them all
Is never to feel the burning light."
~ Oscar Wilde

Hat tip Terry V, who shared the artist’s Oscar Wilde quote.

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3 comments:

  1. I think I've seen a tattoo like this one.


    George

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  2. Truly awful. Ticks all the Objectivist boxes though, so great!

    Judge Holden

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  3. Utterly magnificent painting - I love it so much! Powerful, beautiful, original.

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