The Lament for Icarus

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Title

The Lament for Icarus

Subject

Dead Icarus surrounded by lamenting nymphs

Description

The Lament for Icarus is a painting that shows dead Icarus surrounded by lamenting nymphs. The Icarus is lying on big bird feathers that were made out of wax by his father so Icarus can escape from Crete.

Creator

Herbert James Draper

Source

Birmingham Museum

Date

1898

Contributor

Swetha Mohandas

Rights

Public Domain

Format

180 cm × 150 cm (72 in × 61 in)

Language

N/A

Type

Oil on Canvas

Files

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Citation

Herbert James Draper, “The Lament for Icarus,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 15, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/911.

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