SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (1880-1969), Scottish
DANAE, 1930 [WRIGHT, 37]
Drypoint etching; signed in the plate lower right, signed and inscribed "VII" in sepia ink to margin. Published in an edition of 75.
Plate 4.9 x 6.8 in — 12.4 x 17.3 cm
"Danae, (All Open to the Stars)" depicts the daughter of Akrisios, King of Argos, receiving a shower of gold descending to her from the God Zeus who impregnated her. Afterwards, she gave birth to Perseus.
Private Collection, Westmount, Quebec