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0510001438

Mercury and Argus' c1659. Oil on canvas. Diego Velasquez (1599-1660) Spanish painter. In Greek mythology Argus had 100 eyes. Set to watch Io, Mercury charmed him to sleep with his lyre and killed him. Juno put his eye in Peacock's tail.

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Mercury and Argus' c1659. Oil on canvas.  Diego Velasquez (1599-1660) Spanish painter. In Greek mythology Argus had 100 eyes. Set to watch Io, Mercury charmed him to sleep with his lyre and killed him. Juno put his eye in Peacock's tail.