The Minotaur  

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The Minotaur (1885) by George Frederic Watts
The Minotaur (1885) by George Frederic Watts

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The Minotaur is a painting by British painter George Frederic Watts. Watts was inspired to paint this picture by reading “The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon” by William Thomas Stead. The tiny bird crushed in the hand of the minotaur is symbolic of the child prostitute.

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