Recreations of Famous Paintings of Myths Using Only My Children’s Toys

By a Woman With Small Children and a PhD in Classics

Sarah Scullin
Jan 30, 2019 · 2 min read
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Francisco de Goya, “Saturn Devouring His Son” (1819–1823) and Sarah Scullin, “Kronos Rex” (2019)
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Sandro Botticelli, “The Birth of Venus” (c. 1484) and Sarah Scullin, “Full God and Decapod” (2019)
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Giovanni Barbieri (Guercino), “Atlas Holding Up the Celestial Globe” (1646) and “Sarah Scullin, “When the Party Stops” (2019)
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Pompeo Batoni, “Aeneas Fleeing from Troy” (c. 1750) and Sarah Scullin, “He-Man Fleeing from Troi” (2019)
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Francisco de Zurbarán, “Hercules Fighting with the Nemean Lion” (1634) and Sarah Scullin, “What’s The Matter, Malakili? You Smell Something?” (2019)
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Draper Herbert James, “Ulysses and the Sirens” (c. 1909) and Sarah Scullin, “Scooby Doo and The Spooky Case of the Singing Sirens” (1919)
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Frederick Sandys, “Medea” (1866–68) and Sarah Scullin, “Medea’s Dream House” (2019)
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Giusseppe Cesari, “Perseus and Andromeda” (1602) and Sarah Scullin, “Go Go Perseus” (2019)
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Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, “Orpheus Leading Eurydice from the Underworld” (1861) and Sarah Scullin, “After 10K Years, I’m Free” (2019)
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John William Waterhouse, “Circe Invidiosa” (1891) and Sarah Scullin, “Evil-lynvidiosa” (2019)
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George Frederic Watts, “The Minotaur” (1885) and Sarah Scullin, “It *is* moo” (2019)
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