Petersburg; in 40 which against the dark background of a precipice the hero is seen advancing. Upon his waving locks Victory places a crown of bay, whilst around the figures of the rescued maiden, Victory, the winged horse and the fearful Gorgon's head... Rubens - Page 41by Hermann Knackfuss - 1904 - 168 pagesFull view
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Esther Singleton - 1911 - 492 pages
...figures of Perseus and Andromeda, the armour of the hero contrasting with Andromeda's warm flesh : " Against the dark background of a precipice the hero...laughing Cupids. In the foreground, we may observe a portion of the dead monster, represented somewhat indistinctly, in order not to interfere with the...