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The Infant Jupiter by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds – The Infant Jupiter (late 1770)

The oil painting depicts the young god seated on a rocky promontory guarded by his eagle and clutching the lightning bolts that are Jupiter’s attributes. The goat that suckled him in infancy is shown in attendance.

http://www.historicalportraits.com/Gallery.asp?Page=Item&ItemID=1137&Desc=The-Infant-Jupiter-|-Sir-Joshua-Reynolds-P.R.A.

http://www.philipmould.com/gallery/all-works/91

 

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