The Great God Pan Picture

oil on canvas 50x70cm

time of work: from 11.00 am to 18.00pm

live painted 08/05/2011 for a contest in the Kolymbetra garden in Agrigento.

the god Pan
in Greek religion and mythology, is the god of shepherds and flocks, of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music, as well as the companion of the nymphs.

Pan inspired sudden fear in crowded places, panic.

Pan's greatest conquest was that of the moon goddess Selene.

He accomplished this by wrapping himself in a sheepskin to hide his hairy black goat form, and drew her down from the sky into the forest where he seduced her.
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