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Homage to Correggio’s Jupiter and Io (Original oil on canvas)

I fell in love with Correggio’s Jupiter and Io many years ago and this oil on canvas (100 cm x 50 cm) is in homage to it. The scene comes from Roman mythology, with the god Jupiter disguising himself as … Continue reading

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The Art of Seduction – Correggio’s Jupiter and Io

Painted around 1530 by Italian artist Correggio, Jupiter and Io depicts the god’s seduction (in the guise of a cloud) of the river nymph. The oil on canvas plays out like an erotic dream, a mixture of solid and transient … Continue reading

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