Selene with sword, mythological painting
Selene, goddess of the moon, sitting on skulls, watching the reflection of the moon in the sea. oil on canvas. Impasto technique with painter’s spatulas. Original expressionist pictorial work by Antonio García Calvente
Selene is the personification of the moon in Greek mythology. She is a Titan, daughter of Hyperion and Thea. At first, her role is to be the deity of the moon, but she is later described as Artemis, daughter of Zeus and Pallas.
She is in charge of not leaving mortals in the dark when her brother Helios, the sun, goes down.
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Oil on canvas
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