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Part of the “Victorian Gods” series of portraits.

Athena is the virgin goddess of wisdom, courage, and warfare. I thought that if Athena were walking the earth at the turn of the century, she would be a women’s suffragist. Hints of her true identity as a goddess are tucked in here and there throughout the picture.

9 × 12 pencil drawing by Krystal Frazee.

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