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In Greek mythology, the River Styx separated the world of the living from that of the dead. The only way to cross was with the ferryman, Charon. Here we see Psyche, the human lover of the god Cupid, being taken across the river.
Psyche Crossing the Styx
tempera on board
H 64 x W 36 cm
BATVG : P : 1980.4
gift from the Contemporary Art Society (Harold Paine Widdup Bequest), 1964