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Curator Picture Talks - Endymion


Free with admission

This ten minute talk will introduce the sleeping Endymion, who is visited by Diana, the moon Goddess. This beautiful painting represents Diana as an apparition, lending a sense of the unknown to the scene in the form of and tints of a rainbow. This image really shows artistic excellence from Watts producing an image of a visionary spirit so clearly using unique techniques to create the effect of scattered light. Come along to learn more about these mythological characters and the techniques used.