Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Arethusa
Chased by Alpheus
Proserpina
Myths Pluto and Proserpina The rape of ProserpinaThe Oceanides turned into Sirens
Myths Pluto and Proserpina The rape of ProserpinaPluto carrying away Proserpina in his chariotChariot seen from in front
Myths Pluto and Proserpina The rape of ProserpinaPluto carrying away Proserpina in his chariotWith Cyane trying to stop Pluto
Ceres
Myths Mocking of Ceres
Sirens
Single figure With human legs
Various activities Luring sailors
Ascalaphus
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesOxford 1632 (Francis Kleyn)
OvidMetamorphoses Book V
Further details
first used in the edition Oxford (Lichfield), 1632; detail of an engraving with several scenes from Met. 5, top row: Ascalaphus turned into an owl, Proserpina's associates turned into Sirens, Diana hiding Arethusa with clouds, middle row: Ceres turning the boy into a lizard;Cyane tries to stop Pluto
ARTIST/CREATOR
Savery, Salomon (1594-1678) after Cleyn, Francis (1582-1658)
DATE
1632
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Metamorphoseon libri XV, ed. Thomas Farnaby, Paris, 1637, p. 24
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gerlinde Huber-Rebenich, Ikonographisches Repertorium zu den Metamorphosen des Ovid, vol. 1: Sammeldarstellungen, Berlin 2004, no. B54
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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