Friday, March 5, 2010


We're going to jump around here a bit, catching up with some of the ongoing favorite artists before heading over to some lengthy themes (I'm still coming back to some cool Fantasia stuff, but there's still some more work to do on that).

In the meantime, we come back to Herbert Draper, a favorite of many of you. This is one of his more famous paintings, Ulysses and the Sirens. I always thought those sirens were calling from way over on the rocks, not climbing right up on deck. No wonder the big guy had to be bound to the mast.

And below, studies for the painting:

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