Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Cephalus and Procris
Cycles1520-22, Bernardino Luini
Further details
Cefalo disguised. Sympathetic shepherd tries to comfort him. Background: reference to the Theban episode of Cephalus' dog, which took place after the estrangement and before the death; according to Ovid, the beast of Themis had been ravaging the Theban flocks when the shepherds came to Cephalus
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 II)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
I. Lavin, Cephalus and Procris: Transformations of an Ovidian Myth, JWCI, vol. XVII, 1954
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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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