Sexual Fables

This article accompanies the fable
The Age of Consent

Peter Paul Rubens' Castor and Pollux Abduct the Daughters of Leukyppos (1617-1618)


Below is Rubens' The Abduction of Ganymede (1611). Does it get any more phallic than this? Zeus is doing the abducting here, as an eagle carrying Ganymede away to Olympus.


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