Phaeton driving the Chariot of the Sun

Oil on canvas | 89.5 x 125cm | c. 1720

Nicolas Bertin

Phaethon, also spelled as Phaëthon, was the son of the Oceanid Clymene and the sun god Helios in Greek mythology. His name was also used by the Ancient Greeks as an alternative name for the planet Jupiter, the motions and cycles of which were personi...
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