Constant Nieuwenhuys-Prometheus, 1989
Tom Haartsen

Prometheus

1989
135,0cm
x 96,0cm
linen
oil paint
Collection Fondation Constant

Prometheus stole fire from the Gods on the Olympus and gave it to the humans. He was punished for his hubris. Zeus chained him to a rock where an eagle (emblem of Zeus) came and picked out his liver. Every day the liver grew back and the torture would repeat.

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