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Mercury ART DECO by rodolforever Mercury ART DECO by rodolforever
A prankster and inventive genius from birth, Hermes (or MERCURY for the romans) was the messenger of the gods and guide of dead souls to the Underworld. He aided the heroes Odysseus and Perseus in their quests.

Mercury`s symbol of office as divine messenger was his staff, or caduceus. This was originally a willow wand with entwined ribbons, traditional badge of the herald. But the ribbons were eventually depicted as snakes. To support this mythologically, a story evolved that Hermes used the caduceus to separate two fighting snakes which forthwith twined themselves together in peace.
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ZGKitty Featured By Owner May 10, 2014
love it ;)
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halocomix Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Reminds me very much of the designs on the Union Terminal over in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Claydebaumann Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013
Absolutely magnificent. I am considering buying it :)
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What-the-Gaff Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This should be on the wall of every art deco diner in New York, and they should pay you top dollar for the right!
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rodolforever Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hahaha thanks, I am very flattered. :D
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ontwerpje Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
nice!
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SOYAMAN Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
ÉSTE ME GUSÓ MUCHO PRIMO!!! TE FELICITO Y SIGUE ASÍ!!
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DocCarlson Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Man, I'm surprised I didn't fav this when you submitted it originally... Mercury's one of my favorites
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rodolforever Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thanks man... ;)
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PhantomGoofy Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010
spectacular! :wow:
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