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The Sacrificial Altar Of Prometheus Greeting Card featuring the photograph The Sacrificial Altar Of Prometheus by William Fields

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The Sacrificial Altar Of Prometheus Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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1 - 2 business days

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Charlotte, NC

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Fabulous image. v

William Fields replied:

Thanks Kim

Great image, as always, v4

William Fields replied:

Thank you Bob!

Great Image William!!! Intreging Poem! v tweet G+

William Fields replied:

Thanks Ernest!! Appreciate the comment and support

cool image, great commentary on the side!

William Fields replied:

Thanks very much Joan!

Artist's Description

How my body blooms from every vein more fragrantly, since you appeard to me; look, I walk slimmer now and straighter, and all you do is wait-:who are you then? Look: I feel how I'm moving away, how I'm shedding my old life, leaf by leaf. Only your smile spreads like sheer stars over you and, soon now, over me. Whatever shines through my childhood years still nameless and gleaming like water, I will name after you at the altar, which is blazing brightly from your hair and braided gently with your breasts. Sacrifice by Rainer Maria Rilke In ancient Greece the followers of Prometheus would participate in ritual festivals by going to the sacred altar and igniting a torch which would then be carried in a grueling foot race. The winner must not only get there first but he must also keep the sacred flame lit throughout. I read somewhere that there is a religious group that believes the Garden of Eden is in Missouri because a large flat rock somewhere near Kansas City is said to be Adam's...

About William Fields

William Fields

William Fields, Artist Two Soaring Hearts, LLC P.O. Box 293 Hermann, MO 65041 phone: 573.486.5252 or 314.578.5767 Art is my passion. I try to put everything I have learned from every great teacher and through every mistake I have made into each and every piece with as much passion as I have for art and for life itself. Artists have been accused of being self aggrandizing, long winded, name droppers. I hate it when the critics get it right! In an attempt to diffuse those kinds of accusations, regardless of how accurate they may be, I am writing this statement today. Each picture I make begins with a germ of an idea. I visualize how I...

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