Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mithras
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesParis, Louvre, inv. 1023
Myths The killing of the bull With Cautes and Cautopates
Further details
Perhaps based on the Tauroctony now in the Louvre. In the review of Dacos, Logge by N. Canedy (Art Bulletin) he sees here a Victory sacrificing a bull, but the image clearly derives from Mithras
ARTIST/CREATOR
Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio) (1483-1520) (circle)
DATE
1518 - 1519
LOCATION
Vatican City, Palazzo Apostolico, Logge (sottarco II B, esterno)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Dacos, Le logge di Raffaello : maestro e bottega di fronte all'antico, Rome, 1977, Tav. LXVIa
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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