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ARCHITECTURE
France
FontainebleauChâteauGalerie d'Ulysse (destroyed)Compartment 13
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Cycles16th century (Middle) - Fontainebleau, Galerie d'Ulysse (Primaticcio and Niccolò dell'Abate)Copies by Theodor van Thulden
HomerOdyssey Book XII: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Elpenor, Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis, Cattle of Sol)vv. 181-191: Ulysses (bound to the mast) and his companions (with their ears stuffed) pass the Sirens
HomerOdyssey Book XII: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Elpenor, Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis, Cattle of Sol)vv. 235-260: Scylla devours six of Ulysses's companions
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Thulden, Theodor van (1606-1669) after Primaticcio, Francesco (1504-1570)
DATE
1633
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Thulden, Theodor vanLes Travaux d'Ulysse desseignez par le Sieur de Sainct Martin, de la façon qu'ils se voyent dans la maison Royalle de Fontaine-bleau (2nd edition), Paris (L'Anglois), 1640, 26
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Hollstein's Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700, vol. 30, Amsterdam 1986, p. 117, H. 64
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