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Old 11-05-2017, 05:39 PM
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Talking A Sexy Gorgon Artwork, Nude

A GORGON, A MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE FROM GREECE.. NUDE, SNAKY HAIR, GREEN HUE TO THE SKIN, RECLINING. SUBJECT IS SMOKING A CIGARETTE HOLDER. SEXY, EROTIC. PRINTED/LAMINATED ON WOOD. ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE. FOR THE MYTHOLOGY BUFF, DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS FAN, OR FOR A MEMBER OF THE FURRY SET.

The word "SAMPLE" does not appear on the image.

Warning--nude image NSFW



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Old 11-05-2017, 06:16 PM
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...Haven't I seen this before?
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:05 PM
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...Haven't I seen this before?
I had to close the post--issues on Ebay.

Issues (should be) resolved.
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:48 AM
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The Gorgon started off as a hideous monster with oversized staring eyes, wild hair*, and a protruding tongue. It was always depicted looking out at the "audience". Later on, it got a backstory (one of three monstrous sisters, the daughters of Ketos the Sea Monster and Phorkys, the Old Man of the Sea) and developed other characteristics, not always consistent (wings, hairy bodies, wearing snakes, sometimes a horse body, sometimes an eagle's body), then another pedigree (priestess who slept in Poseidon's temple, got changed into monster). Then they started depicting her as not so ugly, and not always looking out at you. Then she got downright good-looking, often with a pudgy face.

Then in the REnaissance she was really ugly again, with snakes for hair. But the Beautiful Gorgon came back into vogue (only with those snakes in her hair), and that's been the prevailing image, although some ugly ones remained.



More recently, we got variations on all of this (Ray Harryhausen seems to be the inventor of the snake-bodied Gorgon in Clash of the Titans, which has been much copied), including a bevy of "sexy" gorgons. If you look on internet websites you'll see sexy and downright pornographic gorgons. I haven't yet seen one with snakes for pubic hair, but it's only a matter of time.




*Archaic gorgons might have had snakes entwined in their hair, but having snakes in place of hair was exceedingly rare, and almost invariably appears only in a few relatively late pieces. 90% of Gorgons don't have any obvious snakes nearby, and can only be identified as "gorgons" by the stare and the protruding tongue, especially those on coins. http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/greec...eapolis/i.html
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If you look on internet websites you'll see sexy and downright pornographic gorgons.


Not on the internet !
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Old 11-06-2017, 06:56 PM
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You'd probably have to pay someone $50 to take it. That artwork is terrible.
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:01 PM
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WAIT? The word "sample" does not appear on the image? Well that just ruins everything doesn't it! I was under the impression that the artwork would contain the image of the word "sample", like artwork normally does.
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Old 11-07-2017, 06:32 AM
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With "local pickup only, no shipping" I think you'd have more luck listing it on a local Facebook sale page rather than eBay.
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Old 11-07-2017, 07:59 AM
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You'd probably have to pay someone $50 to take it. That artwork is terrible.
I'd have to be paid to take it, but to be fair, there is a lot of other similar artwork I'd need to be paid even more to take (like a lot of 90s-to-the-present comic book art.)
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Old 11-25-2017, 02:50 PM
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Bosda, no one is going to buy that thing. I wouldn't pay a quarter for it let alone $50.
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Old 11-25-2017, 03:11 PM
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Old 11-25-2017, 03:41 PM
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Reality checks are thread shits now? Okay then.
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