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Mythological & Allegorical Drawings

Mythological and allegorical drawings take their inspiration from ancient cultural stories, also known as myths. The images created in these drawings can be interpreted to reveal hidden meanings, often with moralistic undertones. Collectors value mythological and allegorical drawings for their connection to many of human civilization's oldest narratives as well as for their innate aesthetic, which often includes imaginative and even fantastical iconography.

This genre of drawing rose to prominence in the decades following the rise of Christianity as the significance of pagan gods in daily life diminished. As a result, scenes such as the discovery of Ariadne by Dionysus or the labors of Heracles came to represent such virtues as the triumph of good over evil or the hope for everlasting... Read more

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Leroy Neiman Framed

March 18, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
Boca Raton, FL, USA

$2,400 (starting bid)

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Original Graphite on Archival Paper by Landa.

March 18, 2018, 8:30 PM PST
Belleview, WA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Follower of Pierino del Vaga

March 21, 2018, 12:00 PM GMT
West Norwood, United Kingdom

£500 (starting bid)

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Ecole du Nord vers 1600  Scène allégorique Plume et encre brune, lavis indigo

March 21, 2018, 7:00 PM CET
Paris, France

€1,400 (starting bid)

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L'Angelo by Gio Ponti 1940

March 25, 2018, 7:00 PM EST
Brecon, United Kingdom

£800 (starting bid)

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Michel COXCIE I (Graafschap Loon ? 1499 –Ma^lines 1592)

March 26, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Paris, France

€15,000 (starting bid)

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The´odore CHASSERIAU (El Limon 1819 – Paris 1856)

March 26, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Paris, France

€5,000 (starting bid)

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