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Sleep and His Half-Brother Death – Wikipedia

Hypnos and Thanatos: – Reference to Greek gods Hypnos (sleep) and Thanatos (death) – Brothers in Greek mythology – Character in foreground bathed in light […]

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Hypnos and Thanatos:
– Reference to Greek gods Hypnos (sleep) and Thanatos (death)
– Brothers in Greek mythology
– Character in foreground bathed in light symbolizes Sleep
– Character in darkness symbolizes Death
– Personification of Sleep holds poppies symbolizing narcosis

See also:
– List of paintings by John William Waterhouse

References:
– Painting titled “Sleep and His Half-Brother Death”
– Archived from original on 9 September 2009
– Source: Noakes, Aubrey. 2004
– Source: Hobson, Anthony. 1989
– Other references by Kryger, Krahn, and Silber

Categories:
– Painted in 1874
– Theme of death
– Created by John William Waterhouse
– Stub for 19th-century painting

Hidden categories:
– Articles with short description
– Short description matches Wikidata
– Use dmy dates from April 2022
– All stub articles

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