Io Zeus, Io Tells Her Story


Io Zeus, Io Tells Her Story

Io Zeus.  Io was, in Greek mythology, a priestess of Hera in Argos who was seduced by Zeus, who changed her into a heifer to escape detection. His wife Hera sent ever-watchful Argus with 100 eyes to guard her, but Hermes was sent to distract the guardian and slay him. Oil on canvas, 24 inches by 48 inches, 2011.

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Io Zeus.  Io was, in Greek mythology, a priestess of Hera in Argos who was seduced by Zeus, who changed her into a heifer to escape detection. His wife Hera sent ever-watchful Argus with 100 eyes to guard her, but Hermes was sent to distract the guardian and slay him. 
Io Tells Her Story. Oil on canvas, 48 inches by 24 inches. 2011

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