Rhea's Deception Picture

Hey, a printmaking piece finally made it on here lol. Well anyways this piece was done based on the Greek mythology story of Zeus' birth. I'm a huge fan of the Greeks and their mythology was the beginning of this fascination. Anyway, Zeus' father was Cronos and the mother was Rhea. The fates told Cronos that he would be overthrown by one of his children so in order to stop this he would eat each of his children whole. In order to save Zeus from this fate Rhea wrapped a stone in swaddling clothes and hide Zeus from Cronos. And thus I came up with this picture. I loved intaglio during printmaking and this was one of my favorite projects >.<

I wish I had a better scanner, this image is kinda blurry but...oh well >.>
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