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...the Greeks and the Romans. Poseidon to the Greeks and Neptune
to the Romans, this God of the seas plays muse to several dynamic pieces here in the gallery. These amazing vessels are crafted in the famed......“Sacred to Neptune
” design created by renowned artist John Flaxman in 1775. Featuring finely modeled figures of tritons serving as the handles, as well as dolphin masks and swags of cattail plants......discussing Neptune
. While the dark waters represented here are those off the shore of Hendaye Beach in France, this piece is a phenomenal reminder of the awe-inspiring powers of the sea. Painted by Hippolyte...
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