Orpheus and Eurydice

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The Greek legend of Orpheus is the topic of the first fully developed opera, Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. Painting: “Orpheus and Eurydice.” Attributed to Jacopo Vignali / Anon. cir. 1625–1630. Image is in the public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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Oil on canvas painting depicting a demon reaching for Eurydice who reaches toward Orpheus and they attempt to escape the underworld together.
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The Greek legend of Orpheus is the topic of the first fully developed opera, Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. Painting: “Orpheus and Eurydice.” Attributed to Jacopo Vignali / Anon. cir. 1625–1630. (Image is in the public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.)
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Image is in the public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Oil on canvas painting depicting a demon reaching for Eurydice who reaches toward Orpheus and they attempt to escape the underworld together.

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