Pentheus

This painting shows the story of Pentheus, King of Thebes, who was slain in a wild frenzy by his own mother and two of his sisters after he had failed to persuade them to abandon their Dionysian revelries. Paul Reid was born in Scone and studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, graduating with First Class Honours in 1998.

  • Material/Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Date: 2002
  • Creator: Paul Reid
  • Accession number: 2002.13
  • Category: Fine Art
  • Subject: n/a