Experience ‘the Wrath of Gods’ This Fall in Philadelphia (OneTravel)

Prometheus Bound

This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present The Wrath of the Gods: Masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo, and Titian. The focus of exhibition will be one of the finest works by Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640), Prometheus Bound, which the artist himself described as “the flower of my stock.”

Prometheus Bound is renowned for the aesthetic of horror in the gripping scene depicting the tortured Prometheus being attacked by a giant eagle as punishment from Zeus for stealing fire from heaven. The large-scale painting will be exhibited alongside …

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