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The Ceryneian Hind

Artwork

Identifier:
2009.99.1
Artist:
BreeAnn Veenstra
Medium:
Pen and Ink on Digital Print
Date:
2008
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13.5 in Width: 10.5 in
Description:
Deer standing in the foreground. Large flowering tree behind the deer. Blue-green background.
Historical Context:
"This piece was part of a series featuring various Greek myths and mythical creatures that was developed entirely by the artist as a way to create narrative illustrations suitable for a children books featuring Greek mythology. The Ceryneian Hind was a cherished friend of the chaste goddess Artemis and was said to have golden antlers and the ability to outrun a speeding arrow. The almond tree is also associated with Artemis." -BreeAnn Veenstra
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Library of Congress Subjects
Art, Greco-Roman
Cerynean hind (Greek mythology)
Mythology
Current Location:
Richard M. DeVos Center -> 5th Floor (DEV)
Location Notes:
DEV; 5th fl; Building C; 517C