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RENEGADES Phryne Postcard
  • RENEGADES Phryne Postcard

    15cm x 21cm postcard from the RENEGADES series. 


    RENEGADES is an outdoor art installation at the Hellenic Museum. A commission with renowned Spanish street artists PichiAvo, it consists of three outdoor, free-standing portraits, each depicting a woman from ancient Greek history or mythology.

    Phryne, an Athenian courtesan notable for her intelligence and wit was a desired and sought after companion amongst some of the most fêted intellects of all time. A self-made woman, she became so rich that she offered to pay for the rebuilding of the walls of Thebes, which were destroyed by Alexander the Great in 335 BCE. The city patriarchs refused her offer, leaving the walls in ruins.


      Any 3 Postcards for $10

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