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Art Historian, Illustrator, Human Being from Berlin.
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Frank Cadogan Cowper, Saint Francis of Assisi and the Heavenly Melody.

Frank Cadogan Cowper, Saint Francis of Assisi and the Heavenly Melody.

Evelyn de Morgan, Phosphorus and Hesperus.

In Greek mythology, Hesperus is the Evening Star, the planet Venus in the evening. He is the son of the dawn goddess Eos and is the half-brother of her other son, Phosphorus. Hesperus’ Roman equivalent is Vesper. Hesperus’ father was Cephalus, a mortal, while Phosphorus’ was the star god Astraios.

In the philosophy of language, “Hesperus is Phosphorus” is a famous sentence in relation to the semantics of proper names. Gottlob Frege used the terms “the evening star” (der Abendstern) and “the morning star” (der Morgenstern) to illustrate his distinction between sense and reference, and subsequent philosophers changed the example to “Hesperus is Phosphorus” so that it utilized proper names. Saul Kripke used the sentence to demonstrate that the knowledge of something necessary (in this case the identity of Hesperus and Phosphorus) could be empirical rather than knowable a priori.

Evelyn de Morgan, Phosphorus and Hesperus.

In Greek mythology, Hesperus is the Evening Star, the planet Venus in the evening. He is the son of the dawn goddess Eos and is the half-brother of her other son, Phosphorus. Hesperus’ Roman equivalent is Vesper. Hesperus’ father was Cephalus, a mortal, while Phosphorus’ was the star god Astraios.

In the philosophy of language, “Hesperus is Phosphorus” is a famous sentence in relation to the semantics of proper names. Gottlob Frege used the terms “the evening star” (der Abendstern) and “the morning star” (der Morgenstern) to illustrate his distinction between sense and reference, and subsequent philosophers changed the example to “Hesperus is Phosphorus” so that it utilized proper names. Saul Kripke used the sentence to demonstrate that the knowledge of something necessary (in this case the identity of Hesperus and Phosphorus) could be empirical rather than knowable a priori.

Jules-Joseph Lefebvre, Graziella, 1878.

Jules-Joseph Lefebvre, Graziella, 1878.

John William Godward, The Delphic Oracle, 1899.

John William Godward, The Delphic Oracle, 1899.

Thanatos. Fictional as well and the greek personification of death.

Thanatos. Fictional as well and the greek personification of death.

Listening to Pg.Lost all day and being forced to think about (my own) mortality led to this: Hypnos, an entirely fictional moon and the greek personification of sleep.. 100 x 70 cm 

Listening to Pg.Lost all day and being forced to think about (my own) mortality led to this: Hypnos, an entirely fictional moon and the greek personification of sleep.. 100 x 70 cm 

Friedrich Wilhelm von Schadow, Mignon, 1828.

Friedrich Wilhelm von Schadow, Mignon, 1828.

Carlo Innocenzo Carlone, The Glorification of the Cross, 1718.

Carlo Innocenzo Carlone, The Glorification of the Cross, 1718.

Eris, the most massive dwarf planet in the Solar System, and the greek goddess of chaos, strife and discord.

Eris, the most massive dwarf planet in the Solar System, and the greek goddess of chaos, strife and discord.

Phoebe, another moon of Saturn. In greek mythology she was the titan goddess of prophecy and oracular intellect..

Phoebe, another moon of Saturn. In greek mythology she was the titan goddess of prophecy and oracular intellect..