Goddess Athena Accompanying The Court Lady
Oil on Canvas
This simple picture depicts Goddess Athena accompanying a court lady from the Warring Kingdom period in China (around 300 B.C. or so). Originally I planned to paint the court lady releasing a bird as supervised by Goddess Athena, but I never got to that point. Then the great artist Oliver Benson painted over (May-June 2005) the painting; and he added a little owl instead (below).
|Check out the detail of Benson's Athena, too (above). Below is another oil sketch of Goddess Athena (2003):|
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