Medusa the Gorgon Picture

"Her plumage was like the rainbow and her face was like the face of a nymph, only her eyebrows were knit, and her lips clenched, with everlasting care and pain; and her long neck gleamed so white in the mirror that Perseus had not the heart to strike... but as he looked, from among her tresses the vipers' heads awoke, and peeped with their bright dry eyes and hissed; and Medusa, as she tossed, threw back her wings and shoed her brazen claws; and Perseus saw that, for all her beauty, she was as foul and venomous as the rest." - The Junior Classics Perseus
Artist Note: One of my older pieces from 2010.
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