top of page

"Portrait of a Goose" 
German, circa 1900
Oil on panel
23 x 19 (28 x 24 frame) inches


A fine painted rendition of a well-observed goose. In Greek mythology, the goose, symbolic expression of vitality, fertility and strength, is associated with the myths of Apollo, Aphrodite and Hermes. Eros, the God of love, rode a flying goose, and Priapus was constantly accompanied by the sacred geese.

"Portrait of a Goose" German, circa 1900

    bottom of page