The Inspiration of the Poet Picture

This is an old drawing, done around 2003.

A reproduction in pencil of The Inspiration of the Poet by French painter Nicolas Poussin. The original painting can be viewed here. [link]

I believe the half-naked guy is supposed to be Apollo, the guy on the far right (yeah, I just found out it was a guy... as I was drawing it I thought it was a girl) is supposed to be Virgil, and the lady on the far left is the muse Calliope.

The painting itself is very beauiful, and this sketch does it no justice.
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