19.7x27.6x0.8 in ~ Painting, Oil
Selene, the goddess of the moon fell in love with the beautiful mortal Endymion. Accompanied by Eros, she would visit her beloved every night while he remained asleep. Although unconscious of her visits, Endymion experienced a profound happiness every night. So he asked his father Zeus to be able to sleep forever. Zeus granted his wish and gave Endymion eternal sleep.