Antique Print of the Goddess of Discord

Productnr.: BG-01804

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Antique print titled 'The Goddess of Discord'. Set within the Garden of the Hesperides, several women are seen tending the golden apple trees. To the right, the Goddess of Discord, Eris, is shown picking an apple. The same apple was later awarded to Aphrodite by Paris, which set the events leading to the Trojan War in motion. Upon a cliff top in the background is the serpent-like dragon Ladon guarding the Garden of the Hesperides. Ladon is later killed by Hercules during the completion of his Eleventh Labour. Engraved by Thomas Abiel Prior after Joseph Mallord William Turner.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning, minor foxing. Blank verso, please study image carefully.

Date: c.1880

Overall size: 36 x 25.5 cm.