The Finding of Procris by John Fox

Year
1987
Medium
Oil On Canvas
Size
48.5 × 55.5 inches
123.19 × 140.97 cm
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About the Work

Inspired by the Roman poet Ovid's Metamorphosis, John Fox has created a haunting narrative of the death of Procris at the hands of her husband. Painted in 1987, this oil on canvas depicts the historical iconography -- the bent hand of Procris, the elongated limbs and mournful dogs -- but has juxtaposed them within an ominous netherworld.

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