Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene

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Charles Antoine Coypel (1694-1752) Circle of.

A Mythological Scene

oil on canvas
unframed 9,45 x 13,00 inches (24 x 33 cm)

Essay:
This exquisite painting, attributed to the circle of Charles Antoine Coypel, presents a mythological scene. Though the artist remains unknown, the work clearly echoes the style of the early 18th century, with soft, dreamlike qualities and a masterful use of light and shadow. The tableau likely portrays the legendary figures of Thetis and Hephaestus (Faistos), with the young Achilles – a narrative rich with heroism and divine intervention.

The central figures are rendered with a tenderness and dynamism that speak to the era's fascination with Greco-Roman mythos. Thetis, with her maternal grace, appears to interact with Hephaestus, whose artisanal prowess was renowned even among the gods. Young Achilles, later to become the hero of the Trojan War, listens intently, hinting at the weighty fate that awaits him.

A delicate, rosy shimmer pervades the canvas, bringing an ethereal glow that enlivens the mythic scene. This effect, coupled with the painting's warm palette and the subtle play of light, creates a sense of immediacy and importance, as if the viewer is privy to a pivotal moment in the ancient stories.
This piece is a true treasure for those who appreciate the blend of history, mythology, and art.

The beautiful golden frame is included in the purchase.

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Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene
Charles Antoine Coypel - A Mythological Scene