Painting of the Italian artist Pompeo Batoni “Apollo and two muse”. The size of the picture is 90 x 121 cm, canvas, oil. One of the best paintings of the mythological themes of the early period of the work of the painter Pompeo Batoni is also known as “Apollo giving music lessons”. Apollo, in Greek mythology and religion the son of Zeus, god-healer and prophet, patron of the arts. He was portrayed as a fine young man with a cithara or a bow and arrows.
Among the ancient images of Apollo, the most famous are the ancient Greek statues: “Apollo, killing a lizard” and “Apollo