This is a drawing of a nude man sitting in a chair holding a bowl of water feeding it to a large eagle.


Signed, titled, and dated, l.r.

Graphite and Conté crayon on paper

18 x 23.5 inches


In various stories, Zeus put Ganymede in the sky as the constellation Aquarius (the “water-carrier” or “cup-carrier”), which is adjacent to Aquila (the Eagle).

Work by James Childs (1945-2020)