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In Greek myth, Arachne was a weaver who unwisely boasted that her work was better than that of the goddess Athena. I he offended ┬┐oddess retaliated by turning her into a spider so that she must spin forever. I he striking white web in this painting was begun by using tKc impressing tech niquc, which involves drawing with heavy pressure, using a white pencil, so that the linear indentations show through the background wash. 1 he lines were later reinforced with a fine bru*h and white paint, varying the strength of the paint to achievc lighter and darker areas that give the feel of the delicate, almost transparent silk.

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