Project Description

El Cuento de Pygmalion is a painting based on a Greek mythological story. The myth revolves around an artist named Pygmalion who carved a statue of a woman in ivory so beautiful that no living woman could compare to it. He was so enamored with his own work that the goddess Aphrodite granted his wish of finding a wife as beautiful as his statue by giving life to his ivory creation. Acrylic on board, 1999.