Daedalus and Icarus
Daedalus and Icarus Photos
The Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder created one of the myth's most famous portrayals, called Landscape with the Fall of Icarus. Check it out: Icarus' fall is shown as just a minor event in an otherwise very busy scene. Can you find his legs poking out of the water? [Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1558]
A Lament for Icarus
Classic English painter Herbert James Draper created this vibrant image of the myth, called Lament for Icarus. To be honest, it's kind of bumming us out. [The Lament for Icarus by Herbert James Draper, 1898]
Don't Look Down
This is a pretty well-known painting showing Daedalus helping Icarus achieve flight. Thanks, Dad. [Icarus and Daedalus by Charles Paul Landon, 1799]
How Do I Look?
Here's a sneak peek into the wax-wing fitting room. [Daedalus and Icarus by Domenico Piola, 1670s]
Not a good moment. [The Fall of Icarus by Peter Paul Rubens, 1636]
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