Among the favorite artists of different eras of mythological subjects, the story of Perseus and Andromeda is one of the most popular. In addition to Frederick Leighton, she was addressed by a much more famous master – P. P. Rubens.
Of course, painting is a genre in many respects conditional and static. The basis of many paintings – the episode, the case. Much, as they say, remains “behind the scenes.” Each episode has a background and ending. So in this case.
The beginning of the history of Andromeda is known from myths. It was decided to sacrifice the sea monster in order to
On the horizon, at a dazzling sunset, the hero Perseus appears on the right Pegasus horse. Their outlines are only guessed. Ahead is the deadly duel between Perseus and the monster sent by Poseidon, and the victory of Perseus, and Andromeda’s love for his deliverer.