The title of Titian's painting is really, "The Rape of Europa" but because of censorship on the web, I must use a gentler word, abduction.
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Mythology in Art: The Abduction of Europa
What began as a story from Roman mythology by the poet Ovid in 8 AD would become the subject of a painting made famous by Titian and Rubens over a millennium later.
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