Hyacinth
Kring Demetrio

Hyacinth

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Kring Demetrio
Philippines

Hyacinth
Materials: Archival art print
Available sizes: 12 x 16 inches
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About the Work:
A depiction of the death of Hyacinth, Apollo's hands of lamentation can be seen.

In Greek mythology, Apollo loved Hyacinth which stung Zephyr, the god of the west wind, with bitter jealousy. One day, Hyacinth and Apollo decided to have a friendly competition with a discus, when a strong gust of wind threw the discus towards Hyacinth and wounded him fatally. Apollo mourned over his lover and blamed himself instead for Hyacinth's death.

From the Tasteful Nudes Exhibition

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