The Broken Column by yechidah

The Broken Column

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Added: May 17, 2010
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The god Chronos/Saturn anointing the goddess Rhea/Cybele with ambrosia as she laments over a broken column symbolizing a fallen ruler, in this instance, the god Dionysus.
The idea for this piece came from a Masonic allegory which relates-as I understand it-to the mystery religions of ancient Greece and Egypt and is also connected to astrology and the cycle of the seasons. Well, that is essentially what I managed to glean from the web.
I felt that the imagery would make a compelling subject for a piece of romantic art.
(Yet another repaint)
This image: Photoshop.

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It is a great picture, but I absolutely loved it prior to the paint over. By any chance do you still have pictures of the original?

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Very nice ! Sensual and atmospheric. Excellent use of the brushes.

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Absolutely gorgeous!

Art at its best.