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:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

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


George

19 Oct 2010, 23:18:00  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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

Judge Holden

20 Oct 2010, 07:34:00  
Blogger Olivia Pierson said...

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

6 Apr 2011, 11:19:00  

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