Darryl Hines

Helen of Troy: The Face That Launched A Thousand Hearts, 2018

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Charcoal on paper
42.0 x 36.0 in (106.7 x 91.4 cm)
Signed on recto


This work ships from Atlanta, GA, US.


In mythology, Helen of Troy was said to be the most beautiful woman in the world. The standard of beauty has long been based on a European definition of beauty. The artist's interpretation is a highly melanated beautiful woman who holds a mysterious presence and a look that would launch a thousand hearts.