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John Singer Sargent, Atlas and the Hesperides

John Singer Sargent, Atlas and the Hesperides, MFA, Boston Note the ladies intertwined below Sargent's heroic Atlas.

atlas, was the primordial Titan who held up the celestial spheres. He is also the titan of astronomy and navigation.

Atlas- Greek myth: a titan that fought against the Olympians who won the god-titan war. Atlas was punished by holding the sky(Uranus) so it did not touch the earth(Gaia), so that they did not engage in their former embrace.

Atlas statue, New York City, Fifth Avenue: with Atlas Statue NYC

Atlas statue, Manhattan in New York City - a symbol of wealthy New York on Avenue- one of the most expensive streets in the world .