A-Level: Mythological works in 2D or 3D in Florence + Rome + Venice




Raphael, Galatea, c. 1513, fresco, Villa Farnesina, Rome, detail
With her twisting, spiraling body, this beautiful sea nymph embodies the complexity of High Renaissance movement.

Raphael, Galatea


Correggio, Jupiter and Io, detail
With her open mouth, tilted head, and soft flesh, Io exudes sensuality, giving herself up willingly to Jupiter.

Correggio, Jupiter and Io