The Harpy by Lynnette Shelley


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Mixed media, original is 19″ × 25″

In mythology, a harpy is a winged death spirit, with the head of woman and the body of a bird. She can be seen as terrible or beautiful.


harpy, bird, myth, fantasy art, woman, surreal, tree, folklore, greek

Having a great love animals, fairytales, and world mythology, Pennsylvania artist Lynnette Shelley fuses these influences into her strikingly unique illustrations. Her artwork strikes a primal chord in many viewers, with almost Jungian associations to the colors and shapes. Her artworks have been likened to images from an undiscovered ancient civilization or culture.

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  • ElYPares
    ElYParesabout 5 years ago

    Wow!!! Another fantastic painting.

  • thanks!

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • QuantumResults
    QuantumResultsabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous design work, beautiful colour & composition. The whole comes together beautifully

  • Thanks so much.

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • Rhinovangogh
    Rhinovangoghabout 5 years ago

    MmmmHmmm! :-) RVG

  • MoonSpiral
    MoonSpiralabout 5 years ago

    The harpy myth is definately captivating. This is very cool!!

  • stephanie allison
    stephanie allisonabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you!

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • Kseniya Beliaeva
    Kseniya Beliaevaabout 5 years ago

    fine as always!

  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederabout 5 years ago

  • Cool!! Thanks

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • blissabhilasha
    blissabhilashaover 4 years ago


  • Impressionism
    Impressionismover 4 years ago

    marvelous work Lynnette, this is sensational !!
    i hope you will add our group Impressionism Café

  • Impressionism
    Impressionismover 4 years ago

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