Classical Continuum

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Penelope and her twin

2021.11.10 | By Natasha Bershadsky John Roddam Spencer Stanhope (1829-1908), Penelope at her loom (1864). Image via Wikimedia Commons. There are two girls, or young women, portrayed on John Roddam Spencer Stanhope’s painting called Penelope. Both are barefoot; neither is cheerful. One, who is seated, is… Read more