Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Adonis
Birth Birth from a tree
Birth Birth from a tree-woman
Venus and Adonis Adonis taking leave from Venus
Venus and Adonis Venus and Adonis together OutdoorsSmall figures
Venus and Adonis Death of Adonis (Venus not present)
CyclesMiscellaneous
Myrrha
Myths Attempt at suicide
Myths Myrrha sleeps with her father
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Landscape With mythological subjects
Further details
Central scene: Adonis's farewell, departure and death; margin: Myrrha seducing her father Cinyras; Adonis's birth from the tree; Venus and Adonis as lovers; and the dead Adonis
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bol, Hans (1534-1593)
DATE
2nd half 16th century
LOCATION
London, Sotheby's (2 July 1990)
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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