Heracles and Nessus Picture

Ball point pen on paper


2012

In Greek mythology, Nessus was a centaur who was killed by Heracles for abducting Dejanira, his wife, and whose tainted blood in turn killed Heracles.

"Or like Hercules by his garment poisoned;
By my own illusion consumed I'm wailing
On my own grim pyre in flames I'm melting..."
-
The Apotheosis
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Heracles and Nessus
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