Drawings of east pediment of the Parthenon
Drawings by Jacques Carrey
Date ca. 1674 CE
Movement Greek | Classical
Housed at Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
Depicts the Birth of Athena. With Helios, god of the Sun, rising from the left, and Nyx, goddess of Night, sinking to the right, the swath of deities they flank are suspended in an eternal timelessness.