Sebastiano Ricci, Hercules Killing the Centaur Nessus

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1. In your introductory paragraph, discuss how mythology and art (e.g., painting, sculpture, etc.) are related.

2. Summarize the myth.

3. Describe the work of art. What do you see?

4. Explain (interpret) how the artist captured the story of your myth, e.g., important details, colors, changes to the myth.

5. What is the effect of the work of art on your understanding of the myth?

i attached you the painting and the paragraph that goes with the painting.

please answer every question in the essay

Students will visit the MFAH and view paintings

and sculpture associated with mythology (see attached list). They will

choose a single work, read the myth depicted therein, and discuss how

the artist captures the story and theme of the myth in his/her work. (2-3


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School: Boston College

Though I used the selected art on the title of your post


Sebastiano Ricci, Hercules Killing the Centaur Nessus
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The relationship between mythology and art
Classical mythology is a major source of artistic motivation in the western culture for so
many decades. Greek and Roman antique are the major basis for western civilization. In spite of
the fact that the gravity of classical mythology has passed through a lot of change over years, it
still remains admissible to many cultural traditions. Myths are a method in which Greeks narrate
stores regarding themselves to one another. These myths were critical ways for the medieval to
analyze and condemns some factors as regards to their societies. They gave moral lessons to
instill good conduct with respect to others and their gods. Mythology inspires creative arts like
painting and sculpture. Both the characters used in the paintings and myths are significant as they
enable people to reflect on their deficiencies in terms of morals. Paintings and...

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Good stuff. Would use again.

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