Zeus and Io in Greek Mythology
Io was, in Greek classical mythology, a priestess of Hera in Argos who was seduced by Zeus. He then changed her into a heifer to escape detection by his wife.
Hera sent ever-watchful Argus with 100 eyes to guard her against any future advances by Zeus, but Hermes was dispatched by Zeus to distract the guardian and slay him.
Oil on canvas, 24 inches by 48 inches, 2011.
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