Repose

Media: Charcoal and Chalk on Kraft Paper
Detail shots below artwork

Repose by Tom Mallon - Charcoal and Chalk on Kraft Paper
 
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  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Hypnos God of Sleep
    Hypnos is the son of Nyx ("The Night"). Detail of figure sleeping with the puppy Argos on pillow
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Hypnos God of Sleep (upper left corner)
    Close-up of the sleeping, still unborn puppy, Argos, soon to become the faithful dog of Odysseus.
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Hand of Hypnos (Sleep)
    Close-up of the hand of Hypnos, the God of Sleep
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Alcestis with Kuon Khryseos
    Alcestis lies in a semi-sleepless state, soon to be rescued from her pending death by Heracles. She is watched over by the Kuon Khryseos, hound of Zeus's mother, Rhea.
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Kuon Khryseos (Golden Dog)
    Detail of Kuon Khryseos dog's face (with ball) as he lies awake protecting Alcestis
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Alcestis' Hair
    Close-up of Alcestis' hair and pillow
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Resting Arm on Hand
    Alcestis' face with resting arm and hands
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Alcestis' Right Hand
    Detail of Alcestis' right hand entwined in hair
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Kuon Khryseos' Protective Paw
    Kuon Khryseos places his protective paw on the sleeping Alcestis
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Alcestis' Left Hand
    Close-up of Alcestis left hand with right arm resting upon it
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Pasithea: Consort to Hypnos
    Pasithea: asleep next to Hypos the God of Sleep
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Pasithea: Consort to Hypnos (detail)
    Close-up of Pasithea's seeping face
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Hynos's Back and hand of Pasithea
    Detail of Hynos' back with the Pasithea's hand and knee
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Cat Beneath Feet
    Close-up of feet of Pasithea and Alcestis, resting against the cat Galinthias
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Bedding
    Detail of bedding mater in bottom right of drawing
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Thanatos
    Thanatos, the God of Death, rests next to Alcestis as he waits to take her soul
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Thanatos and Selene
    Thanos, God of Death, with Selene the Moon Goddess as she sleeps in the form of a cat. Selene would mate with Zeus, when he took on the form of cat, producing the Nemean Lion.
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Thanatos and Thanatos (detail)
    Detail of Selene the Cat resting on the arm of Thanatos, God of Death
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Thanatos in Repose
    Close-up of Thanatos resting on the right arm of Thanatos
  • Repose by Tom Mallon - Upper Right Corner
    Detail of bedding material in upper right corner of drawing
 
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