The Abduction of Hippodamia (L'Enlèvement d'Hippodamie)

Bronze | 64.8 x 55.6 x 29.2cm | model 1877/1879, cast after 1877

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse

Carrier-Belleuse portrays a wrenching struggle between woman and beast in this abduction scene from Greek myth. The inebriated centaur, a guest at the wedding feast of Hippodamia and the Lapith king, grabs the young bride, pinning her to his side and...
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