Spirit of the Night & Iris (19th Century) by John Atkinson Grimshaw

Two lovely fairies by John. A fairy is a mythical being in European folklore. Depicted as miniature winged women skilled in magic.

Iris (19th Century) by John Atkinson Grimshaw
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Spirit of the Night (19th Century) by John Atkinson Grimshaw
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The Oreads (1902) by William Adolphe Bouguereau

Oreads are mountain nymphs – supernatural beings who maintain nature in high altitudes.They are very aggressive and able to withstand harsh conditions.

The Oreads (1902) by William Adolphe Bouguereau

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The Death of Procris (1540) by Giorgio Ghisi

Cephalus mourning the death of Procris on the right surrounded by Cupid and mourning satyrs and nymphs, the goddess of dawn in her chariot in the background.

Procris was the daughter of the Kingo Athens and Praxithea(Nymph). Cephalus is Procris’ husband. She startled him, and he accidentally killed her with his arrow. Sad.

The Death of Procris (1540) by Giorgio Ghisi

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Saint George and The Dragon (15th Century) by Israhel van Meckenem

The legend of Saint George and the Dragon describes the saint taming and slaying a dragon that demanded human sacrifices.

Saint George and The Dragon (15th Century) by Israhel van Meckenem

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Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon (1901) by American Museum of Natural History

Neanderthals are an extinct species or subspecies of archaic humans in the genus Homo. Cro-Magnons are European early modern humans.

Neanderthal on the Left, Cro-Magnon on the Right

Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon (1901) by American Museum of Natural History
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Neanderthal

Neanderthal (1901) by American Museum of Natural History
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