Art in Detail_Muses of Greek Mythology (Paintings)

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Art in Detail Muses of Greek Mythology ( Paintings )

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Name The Muses Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melopmene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, Urania Current city Mt. Olympus and Mt. Parnassus Occupation Goddesses of Music, Song, Dance, Poetic Inspiration, and Remembrance of All Things Being Totally Inspirational Friends Apollo, Pegasus, Dionysus, Hermes, Athena , Zeus Enemies The Sirens ...

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One warning: Never imply (or even let it cross your mind!) that you are a better singer than them. Seriously. The Muses beat the Sirens in singing contest, then plucked out the bird women's feathers and wore the feathers in their hair.

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VOUET, Simon The Muses of Urania and Calliope c. 1634 Oil on white oak panel, 80 x 125 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington

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LE SUEUR, Eustache The Muses: Clio, Euterpe and Thalia 1652-55 Oil on wood, 130 x 130 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris

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LE SUEUR, Eustache The Muses: Melpomene, Erato and Polyhymnia 1652-55 Oil on canvas, 130 x 130 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris

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TURA, Cosmè Terpsichore 1450s Panel, 118 x 81 cm Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan

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TURA, Cosmè A Muse (Calliope?) 1455-60 Oil with egg on poplar, 116 x 71 cm National Gallery, London

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PANNONIO, Michele The Muse Thalia 1456–1457 Tempera and oil on poplar, 136.5 x 82 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

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BATONI, Pompeo Apollo and two Muses 1741 Oil on canvas, 90,0 x 122,0 cm The Wilanów Palace Museum, Warszawa

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Dreamy Apollo. He is perfect... peeeerfect.

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EVERDINGEN, Caesar van Four Muses and Pegasus on Parnassus c. 1650 Oil on canvas, 340 x 230 cm Huis ten Bosch, The Hague

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BRUEGHEL, Jan the Elder; MOMPER, Joos de; HENDRICK, van Baleen Minerva visits the Muses - Oil on panel, 140 x 199 cm Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Antwerpen

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CALLIOPE: The Muses are pleased to announce the premiere of Olympus Idol, the musical competition for the next immortal super star. ORPHEUS: I'm in! HADES: You're not immortal. You're staying down here with me, buddy. ATHENA: Obviously a Muse will win! SIRENS: Yeah, right. One of our sisters will destroy any Muse that steps to us.

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Art in Detail: Muses of Greek Mythology (Paintings) images and text credit   www. Music wav.        created olga.e. thanks for watching oes

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Muses were the inspirational goddesses of the arts, who spent most of their time singing about all the great events of the world in the court of Zeus. In super ancient times, there were only three Muses, but in later years their number was expanded to nine, and each inspirational lady was assigned their own name and duty.

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Calliope: Epic Poetry Euterpe: Lyric Poetry Clio: History Erato: Love and Erotic Poetry Melopmene: Tragedy Thalia: Comedy Polyhymnia: Hymns Terpsichore: Dance Urania: Astronomy

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