Monday, April 8, 2013

Priestess


John Reinhard Weguelin - Priestess Offering Gifts to the Spirit of a Cat (1886)
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Edwin Long (undated)
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Lawrence Alma-Tadema - Priestess of Apollo (1888)
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Louis Weldon Hawkins (1890)
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John Collier - Priestess of Bacchus (1889)
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John Collier - Priestess of Delphi (1891)
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John William Godward (detail, 1895)
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George Hare - Priestess of Sekhat (1894)
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William Bouguereau - Priestess of Bacchus (1894)
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William Bouguereau (1902)
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Circle of William Hunt (ca. 1900)
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Norman Lindsay - Priestess to the Magi (etching)
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You can find lots of modern, rather dark interpretations on the theme on internet.
Just one example to give you some idea:



David Palumbo (2011)
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'having the power to administer religious rites'
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