Myth, Legend and Magic as 19th-Century Artistic Inspiration

1 February | New York
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Limited only by their imaginations, artists in the 19th century sought inspiration from classical mythology, local legend and allegories. Even today, their fresh interpretations of an imagined or ancient world continue to entrance audiences and provide iconic imagery that influence contemporary culture, from film to fashion. Ahead, discover the fascinating stories behind some of the magical works on offer in the upcoming 19th Century European Art auction.

Myth, Legend and Magic as 19th-Century Artistic Inspiration

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