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Legendary Lovers: Chiron and Achilles

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Pompeo Batoni, Thetis Confiding the Education of Achilles to the Centaur Chiron, 1760

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Pompeo Batoni, Thetis Takes Achilles from the Centaur Chiron, 1760

The two paintings above show Achilles as he meets the Cetaur Chiron for the first time (top) and as the wistful Chiron surrenders his young charge, now a young man, to his mother's care — as well as that of some comely young nymphs and serpent men —after his education.

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