John Slavin Art

Portfolio: 11. The Gods and Heroes

Greek myth and Christian Miracle
Hector and the Baby Jesus

Hector and the Baby Jesus

Juxtaposition of the Iliad and the New Testament. Hector in a high-rise awaits the knock on the door from Achilles while cradling infant Divinity.

Inspired by Stephen Fry's retelling of the hero epics in Heroes: Volume II of Mythos (Michael Joseph, 2018)

Original
Acrylic on canvas
61cm x 50cm
Can be seen at John Slavin Morningside