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Greek Hypnos


Greek Hypnos God of Sleep Greek Hypnos god of sleep son of Nyx, father of Morpheus, brother of Thanatos . Inspired by a bronze statue from the British Museum London which I first encountered in the late 1960’s early 70’s. Oil on canvas, 16 inches by 20 inches, 2015.  SOLD. Greek Hypnos, first appears in mythology in the works of one of the earliest Greek poets, Hesiod (lived around 700 BC), where he and Thanatos (Death) were the terrible sons of Nyx (Night). He was, however, generally viewed as benevolent to mankind. The god was frequently mentioned in literary sources, and […]

Sleep as Hypnos. Inspired by a bronze statue from the British Museum London which I first encountered in the late 1960’s early 70’s. Oil on canvas, 16 inches by 20 inches, 2015. SOLD.. Morpheus, Thanatos Dream linguistics, dream language

Anesidora, Pandora


Anesidora Greek Pandora Oil on wood panel, 96 inches by 48 inches, 2013.  Price on request. Greek Pandora Anesidora, in English Pandora meaning she who sends up gifts, is a title of the Greek Pandora.   It is she who releases man’s opportunities, the challenges we need to overcome so we might grow, from the vase given to her by the Gods. The word  actually implies “from below” meaning within the earth This is the center panel of the triptych     Fall of Man

pandora, Anesidora from Ancient Greek mythology, An original oil painting by Minneapolis visual artist and author Roger Williamson
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