Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Centaurs
Centaur families After Lucian's Zeuxis
LITERATURE
Ancient
LucianZeuxis
Philostratus of Lemnos Imagines, CyclesTranslation by Blaise de Vigenère, first published 1615
Philostratus of Lemnos Imagines, II, 3 (Centauresses)
Further details
Despite illustrating the Centauresses as described by Philostratos the iconography (e.g. the male Centaur holding a lion cub) follows Lucian's description of a painting by Zeuxis
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franco-Flemish
DATE
1629 published, engraving cut ca 1607-1613
LOCATION
London, Warburg Institute
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Philostratus of LemnosLes images ou tableaux de platte peinture des deux Philostrates, sophistes grecs, et les Statues de Callistrate, tr. Blaise de Vigenère, Paris, 1629, p. 301
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