Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
CyclesMural painting1616-1618 Domenichino (Frascati, Villa Aldobrandini, now National Gallery)
Coronis (love of Apollo)
Apollo kills Coronis
Further details
Apollo slaying Coronis; Coronis was unfaithful to the god and Apollo's bird, the raven, revealed her infidelity whereupon Apollo slew her. (Ovid, Metamorphoses,2:600 ff); fresco (transferred to canvas), part of a series originally in the Stanza di Apollo in the Villa Aldobrandini, Frascati
ARTIST/CREATOR
Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri) (1581-1641) (and workshop)
DATE
1616 - 1618
LOCATION
London, National Gallery (Inv. NG6284 )
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RELATIONS
London, National Gallery
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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