Drawings of east pediment of the Parthenon

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.