Boreas abducting Oreithyia1615 by Peter Paul Rubens

Rubens’s interpretation from an episode in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Boreas, the Tracian god and ruler of the north wind, carries off the daughter of Erechteus, King of Athens, who had been refused as a bride for him……

“…..Boreas shook out the wings which, as he beats through the air, causes great gusts of wind to blow over the earth and shrouded in darkness, engulfed the panic stricken Oreithyia in his dusky winds….”
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