Oedipus Rex paintings

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Oedipus and the Sphinx (1808 - 25)
by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
 via the Louvre 

"Listen to me and learn some peace of mind: no skill in the world, nothing human can penetrate the future."

Oedipus and the Sphinx
by François-Xavier Fabre
via A Classic a Day 

"If you are the man he says you are, believe me, you were born for pain."

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