Achilles 16×20″ oil on canvas panel

A beautiful male specimen, imagining what the great Greek mythological warrior might have looked like.

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Achilles is a perfect human specimen. I've been exploring societal ideas of beauty recently. This super model, boy wonder struck me, with his perfect bone structure and liquid green eyes. I was drawn to his androgynous quality and pondered how beauty is universal. We are looking up at him as if worshiping him, thus the Greek reference. We can only imagine what he might be thinking. Probably of conquest and love, just like the rest of us.

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Commission a portrait by Robert Maniscalco

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Original Painting by Robert Maniscalco, Giclee – archival inks, stretch on canvas, Artists Proof (AP) – archival inks and paper


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