Study for Helios

Study for Helios
Lucy Elizabeth Kemp-Welch (1869-1958)
BORGM 2006.15
Image © Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

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Study for Helios

The image shows four horses energetically pulling a chariot driven by Helios. Helios is the god and personification of the Sun in ancient Greek religion and myth, often depicted in art with a radiant crown and driving a horse-drawn chariot through the sky. He was also a guardian of oaths and god of sight. The work is unfinished.


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