Tuesday, October 19, 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

10/19/2010 11:18:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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

Judge Holden

10/20/2010 07:34:00 am  
Blogger Olivia Pierson said...

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

4/06/2011 11:19:00 am  

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