Pegasus is one of the best known fantastical as well as mythological creatures in Greek mythology.
He is a winged divine horse, usually shown as white coloured. His father was Poseidon, God of the sea, who had sexual intercourse with his mother, the mermaid Medusa on the floor of a temple to Athena. This angered the Goddess, who changed Medusa into a monster.
Later, when the hero Perseus beheaded the monster, Pegasus emerged from her neck.
Pegasus, with Athene on his back traveled to Olympus, where he was stabled with Zeus’ other steeds and was give the task of carrying Zeus’ thunderbolts.
Because of his faithful service to the King of Gods he was honoured with transformation into a constellation.
In this painting he is shown, trying in vain to escape from the computerized world, to which he is unwillingly bound.
Pegasus, with Athene on his back traveled
Reproductions of this painting are available in sizes:
19 cm x 24 cm plain 25€
19 cm x 24 cm framed 35€
31,8 cm x 40 cm plain 60€
31,8 cm x 40 cm framed 80€