Thursday, August 21, 2008

Patroclus ACEO

ACEO, 2.5 x 3.5 inches, watercolour and gouache, 2008.

A portrait of Patroclus, in Greek mythology the best friend/lover of Achilles. During the Trojan war he dresses in Achilles armour and is killed by Hector. Achilles revenges his death by killing Hector and desecrating his body by dragging it behind his chariot.

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