Classical Contrasts 10 – Ariadne

Ariadne: daughter on Minos, King of Crete, she helped Theseus overcome the Minotaur.  Abandoned by Theseus on Naxos, Dionysus found her and married her. Figure Italian (possibly Neapolitan) School, c. 1895-1925, marble; Park Close, Englefield Green, Surrey.

Ariadne, Anglesey Abbey
Ariadne, Anglesey Abbey
Ariadne, Anglesey Abbey

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