Ambivalent Auras (Classical Contrasts) – 36

Faun (Roman) or Satyr (Greek), a woodland creature that is part human and part goat. Part of the retinue of Dionysus and devoted to drink and sex.  The name faun is derived from Faunus, the name of an ancient deity of forests, fields, and herds.

Figure: The Sleeping Faun, Harriet Godue Hosmer, c. 1865, marble; origin unknown.

Sleeping Faun 1, Anglesey Abbey, 2021
Sleeping Faun 2, Anglesey Abbey, 2021
Sleeping Faun 3, Anglesey Abbey, 2021
Sleeping Faun 4, Anglesey Abbey, 2021
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