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this is a painting of the myth of selene and endymion. the painting shows the goddess selene, personified as the moon, descending to earth to be with her beloved endymion, a shepherd who is eternally young and asleep. selene is depicted within a swirling crescent moon, her ethereal white gown flowing around her. her gaze is fixed on endymion, who lies asleep in the foreground. endymion is depicted as a young man, naked except for a red drapery that covers his lower body. the scene is set in a dark forest, illuminated only by the moonlight.

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Created by: DuckBread (@duckbread0v0)

Parent collection: sun and moon collection

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Created at: 2024-04-23T14:53:02.799Z

Updated at: 2024-07-08T11:00:31.449Z


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Content: painting, mythology

People: endymion, selene (luna)

Environment: forest, nighttime

Lighting: moonlight, chiaroscuro

Perspective: closeup

Keywords: moon, love, sleep, goddess, mortal, greek mythology

What is in the image: this is a painting of the myth of selene and endymion. the painting shows the goddess selene, personified as the moon, descending to earth to be with her beloved endymion, a shepherd who is eternally young and asleep. selene is depicted within a swirling crescent moon, her ethereal white gown flowing around her. her gaze is fixed on endymion, who lies asleep in the foreground. endymion is depicted as a young man, naked except for a red drapery that covers his lower body. the scene is set in a dark forest, illuminated only by the moonlight.

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WDTagged Tags: fine art parody, faux traditional media, barefoot, parody, closed eyes, 1girl, shawl, 1boy, lying, dress, brown hair