While working on the show The Getty Research Institute: Recent Print Acquisitions (in the GRI Gallery until September 2), I had the pleasure of getting to know one Édouard Gautier-D’Agoty. Every bit the late-18th-century gentleman-artist and rendered in velvety soft… More»
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Roman name: Neptune
Employment: God of the Sea
Place of residence: A fancy palace somewhere in the Aegean Sea
Parents: Cronus and Rhea
Offspring: Had many children including Triton, Theseus, Orion, Polyphemos and Arion
Symbol: Trident, horse, and dolphin
Special talent: Starting earthquakes & Shapeshifting into a horse to pursue women
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