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Endymion Asleep

1793: Musée du Louvre, Paris

In Greek mythology, Selene, the moon goddess, fell in love with Endymion when she caught a glimpse of him sleeping. At Selene's request, Zeus granted Endymion's wish for everlasting youth, on condition that he remained eternally asleep.
 
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