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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