Cerberus, Painted By William Blake (c. 1757–1827) — The Historian’s Hut

This hellish image was created by the artist, William Blake (c. 1757–1827), using an effective mix of ink, chalk, and watercolor paint. It depicts Cerberus, the famous three-headed hellhound of Greek mythology, who was tasked with keeping the dead from leaving the underworld. The ancient Greek poet, Hesiod (c. 8th century BCE), wrote an early […]

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