Boreas and Oreithyia

Oil on canvas | 1936 x 1274 x 70mm | 1896

Evelyn De Morgan

‘He shook out his wings and trailed the dusty cloak over the mountain tops. He engulfed the panic stricken Oreithyia in his dusky wings.’
[Ovid, Metamorphoses VI]
Purple-winged Boreas, god of the North Wind, holds his love, the beautiful Oreithyia, c...
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