Sibyl, Buenos Aires, summer 2016. Painting, Oil on canvas. Size: 120 W x 150 H cm. © 2016 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
The sibyls were women that the ancient Greeks believed were oracles. The earliest sibyls, according to legend, prophesied at holy sites. Their prophecies were influenced by divine inspiration from a deity; originally at Delphi and Pessinos, the deities were chthonic deities.