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To watch her wondrous work the nymphs would often

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Unformatted text preview: ugh her name was humble. “To watch her wondrous work the nymphs would often leave their vine­clad slopes of Tmolus, often leave Pactolus’ stream, delighted both to see the cloth she wove and watch her working too.” Ovid, metamorphoses, book 6. Importance of VIEWING ­viewing the work of art Viewing the artist of the work of art. Traditionally, Athena thought to be the patron of women’s works. “You would know Pallas had trained her. Yet the girl denied it (A teacher so distinguished hurt her pride) an...
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