Medea’s Half­-Brother, Quartered..

Medea’s Half-Brother, Quartered and then Some Oil on canvas, 15"x30, ­2005. Witchy woman of mythology’s activities are best described by Bullfinch, "..in order to delay the pursuit by King Aeetes, Medea killed her half­brother, Absyrtis, and cut his body into pieces, scattering the parts behind the ship. The pursuers had to stop and collect Absyrtis' dismembered body in order to give it proper burial."