Of any I had seen, hers was the most beautiful face, for a snake. [Juul Kraijer]

Juul Kraijer 2004 I have been drawing human-headed serpents since I was a kid for some reason (perhaps unconsciously tapping into nascent kundalini energy?

Vintage French Postcards | Vintage Venus: March 2011

Lina - charmeuse de serpents I love that she is wearing sensible shoes!

Gorgon

In Greek mythology Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazing directly into her eyes would turn onlookers to stone.

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Gehard Demetz: The Invocation

Gehard Demetz: The Invocation The Italian sculptor explores the transition to adulthood through his life-size wooden sculptures of children at Jack Shainman Gallery

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Conrad Felixmüller (German, Self-Portrait (Selbstbildnis) (plate from the illustrated book Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart (German Printmakers of Our Time)

The Lion of Chaeronea

Athenian black-figure pottery cup, century BC, an outdoor symposium (drinking party) beneath a vine arbour, around a Gorgons head, Ashmolean Museum

Eternal Little Goddess

mini-girlz: “ Terracotta Figurine Period: Classical Date: century B. Culture: Greek Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. cm) The sculptural type of a woman wearing a peplos.

Museums of Greece

greek-museums: “ Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki: “ Bronze medallion with Athena, possibly from a workshop of Delos. Decorative accessory from a formal charriot for parades and public appearances. The goddess is depicted as a Promachos, bearing.

Tuberculosis: the head of the Medusa representing the disease, and advertising an exhibition against tuberculosis in Basel. 1913 lithograph. WI no. L0034019

Tuberculosis: the head of the Medusa representing the disease, and advertising an exhibition against tuberculosis in Basel. WI no.

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