Artwork Title: Pygmalion and Galatea - Artist Name: Jean-Léon Gérôme

Pygmalion and Galatea

Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1890

Gerome brings a Greek classical scene to life in which the sculptor-prince Pygmalion kisses his masterpiece Galatea. Aphrodite intervenes and the marble statue transforms in a real human body of flesh and blood. (

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