Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amor
Single figure With attributesAnimalsSea-monster
Census of Antique Art Known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesStatuesNaples, Museo Nazionale, inv. 6375 (Amor entwined in a dolphin's tail)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
MonstersSea-monsters
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Funerary monumentsUrns
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)
DATE
1778
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Piranesi, Giovanni BattistaVasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi, tripodi, lucerne ed ornamenti antichi, Rome, 1778, plate 30
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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