The Sphinx

The sphinx is a hybrid creature from ancient times. To answer her riddle incorrectly meant certain death.


 

Planet People Sphinx by Barry Trower (1992).
Planet People Sphinx (1992).

Here is a poster featuring our theme. I have handicapped the brave approaching mortal to emphasize the danger.


 

The Sphinx by Barry Trower (1996).
The Sphinx (1996).

In the second image, you can see the vestiges of an autumnal landscape that I have painted over in the wing and chariot wheel.


 

May all your riddles be answered!

Barry

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