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GODS & MYTHS
Cephalus and Procris
Cycles1520-22, Bernardino Luini
Cephalus burying and digging for treasure
Further details
Misreading by Luini of a passage in Correggio's text. While seducing Procris, Cefalo says he has come from afar (fora de la terra) and asks her to take a gift of treasure; Luini supposes Cephalus has taken this treasure from the ground
ARTIST/CREATOR
Luini, Bernardino (c1480-1532)
DATE
1520 - 1522 (circa)
LOCATION
Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Correggio, NiccolòFabula di Cephalo, 1487 (Act I)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Irving Lavin, Cephalus and Procris: Transformations of an Ovidian Myth, JWCI, vol. XVII, 1954, p. 275, pl. 36c
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RELATIONS
National Gallery of Art (Washington)
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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