Pair of Medusa and Polyphemus Heads

Pair of Medusa and Polyphemus Heads

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Pair of Heads depicting Medusa and Polyphemus, in Sicilian artistic ceramic, white and with platinum finishes. They are made and hand painted by the master potters of Caltagirone.


My emotion:

Mythology has always fascinated me. I studied the Greek one on Robert Graves' "The Greek Myths", with its fantastic heroes but also characterized by very human strengths and weaknesses.

Sicily is steeped in Greek mythology and many mythological figures are born right here, such as those of Arethusa, Ciane, Daphni, Erice, Galatea, Polyphemus. Fantastic and unreal stories that I loved hearing from my mother when I was a child and that I also told my children, to see the magical wonder in their eyes.