Death of Icarus

Death of Icarus

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Caption: Death of Icarus. According to legend, in order to escape from Crete, Daedalus made wings of wax and feathers for himself and his son, but Icarus flew too near the Sun and his wings melted and he fell to his death 18th century engraving after wall painting

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