The Hesperides Empower Perseus

Media: Charcoal and Chalk on Kraft Paper
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The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Charcoal and Chalk on Kraft Paper
 
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  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Left Side
    Detail of the upper left side of the drawing containing the Hesperides and the golden apples.
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Aigle
    Detail of the Hesperides Aigle, sometimes called Dazzling Light
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Aigle (detail)
    Close-up of Aigle's face and the hand of her sister, Hespera
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Golden Apples
    Detail of golden apples located in the upper left hand corner of drawing
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Sisters Two
    Detail of the Hesperides Hespera (left bottom) and Erytheis (top).
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Hespera
    Detail of the Hesperides named Hespera, sometimes called Sunset Glow.
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Hespera (detail)
    Close-up of Hespera's arm and hair
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Hespera (detail 2)
    The calming hand of Hespera, servant to the goddess Athena
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Center Frame
    Detail of the center of the drawing where hands and arms entangle
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Perseus
    Listening, without inhaling their intoxicating scent, Perseus learns the required instructions to defeat Medusa.
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Perseus (detail)
    Perseus holds his head and forces himself to focus as he begins to become intoxicated by the magical scent of the Hesperides.
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Perseus (detail 2)
    The face of the half-god Perseus, son of Zeus
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Extended Foot
    The extended foot of the Hesperides Erytheis
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Entangled Legs
    The entangled legs of Perseus with the Hesperides as the attempt to seduce him, yet he resists so he may tempt them to provide the information required to defeat the Gorgon, Medusa.
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Hespera's Foot
    Close-up of the right for of the Hesperides named Hespera
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Perseus Back
    Detail of Perseus' back and the left foot of Hespera
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Owl of Athena
    Athena's (Minerva) Owl, symbolizing the goddess's wisdom, who has blessed Perseus' quest for the head of Medusa, watches events as they unfold to report to the goddess.
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Owl of Athena (detail)
    Close-up of face of Athena's (Minerva) owl
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Golden Apples
    Detail of golden apples in upper left of drawing
  • The Hesperides Empower Perseus by Tom Mallon - Golden Apples
    Detail of golden apples in lower right of drawing
 
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