Title: Hiding In The Kelp
Size: 14.5″ x 18.5″
Medium: Oil on wood panel, antique gold frame
My red headed version of a sea goddess.
In ancient Greek mythology, Amphitrite was a sea-goddess and wife of Poseidon. Some say she was one of the fifty Nereides, others an Okeanis, but most simply describe her as the female personification of the sea: the mother of fish, seals and dolphins. When Poseidon first sought Amphitrite’s hand in marriage, she fled his advances, and hid herself away near Atlas in the Ocean stream at the far ends of the earth. The dolphin-god Delphin eventually tracked her down and persuaded her to return to wed the sea-king.
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