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John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849  10 February 1917)  Flora and the Zephyrs  Oil on canvas, 1897  45 x 29 in  Private collection
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Title: Flora and the Zephyrs
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John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849 — 10 February 1917)
Flora and the Zephyrs
Oil on canvas, 1897
45 x 29 in
Private collection

Exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1898.

Flora was the Roman goddess of flowering plants. The Zephyr was the wind the West.

Zephyrus was the god of the West Wind, and dwelt with his brother wind, Boreas, in a palace in Thrace. He was father of the immortal horses, Xanthus and Balius, Achilles' battle steeds who galloped with the speed of wind.

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