An athlete wrestling with a python

In contrast to Hylas, here is An athlete wrestling with a python by Frederic, Lord Leighton.

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I had not noticed when I took the picture, but I like Whistler’s symphony in white no. 2, The Little White Girl, peeping out from his shoulder.

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In the background, you can see parts of Woman’s Mission.

6 thoughts on “An athlete wrestling with a python

  1. You don’t want to look at my face on the photo when a few years ago I mustered enough courage to hold a python – even if it was a “tame one – Clare. I reckon one would become more frightened of them than imaginable but then I’m no athlete 😀

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