Cult of the Invalid
Carl Larsson (1899) "The Invalid"

John Collier (1850-1935) "The Death of Albine" (ca. 1895)

John William Waterhouse, "St. Eulalia" (1885)


Sir John Everett Millais: Ophelia (1851)

Arthur Hughes: Ophelia (1852)

Women in Mythology

       Birth of Venus

         Herbert James Draper (1864-1920) Sirens

Alexandre Cabanel (French) (1823-1889) "The Birth of Venus"

Manet, Olympia

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) (French)

Jupiter and Thetis (1811)

Wright Barker Circe

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) Athena

Women and Men (House of Fathers)

J.L. David (1748-1835) The Oath of the Horatii

Story of the Horatii family.

Femme Fatale

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Lilith

Sumerian, Lilith

John Collier, British (1850-1934) Lilith

Gentileschi, Artemisia, "Judith Beheading Holofernes" (1620)

Basic Instinct

Women and Beasts

William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) Nymphs and Satyrs

Emmanuel Fremiet (1824-1910) "Gorilla," sculpture (top prize of Le Salon in 1887; produced as early as 1859, but refused entry to the Salon)

King Kong (1933)

Peter Paul Rubens Bacchus

Fussli, Johann Heinrich (Henry Fuseli) The Nightmare (1781)

Franz von Stuck, Woman and Serpent

Bernini, Medusa

Peter Paul Rubens, Medusa

Bocklin 1888

John Collier, The Priestess of Baachus. or the Maenads (Frenzied ones)

Children and Bacchus

Franz von Stuck  

Titian: Bacchus and Ariadne, 1520; Ariadne helped Theseus escape Labyrinth; he deserts her on an island; she marries Dionysus.

Bacchanal of the Andrians

Authur Wardle (British 1864-1949) A Bacchante (1909)


          Jason and Medea (Gustave Moreau - 1865)

          Jason and Medea (John William Waterhouse, 1907)

Anthony Frederick Sandys (1829-1904): Medea

Evelyn de Morgan, British (1850-1919) Medea (1889)

Medea About to Kill Her Children (Eugene Delacroix 1838)

Medea (1964, Bernard Safran)

Cadmus and Harmonia

Evelyn de Morgan (1877): Cadmus and Harmonia