Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesBerlin, Kupferstichkabinett (Drawings, Master of Mansel, Mid-15th century)
Phrixus and Helle
Phrixus and Helle escape on a ram, Helle falls into the sea
Nephele sends a ram to rescue Phrixus and Helle from being sacrificed
Phrixus sacrifices the ram at the temple of Mars
Phrixus and Helle escape from their stepmother into the wilderness
Nephele asks Juno to protect her children Phrixus and Helle
Further details
In this version, Juno sends the ram
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of Mansel (active c1420-1460)
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett (inv. KdZ 14721a)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Vom sp├Ąten Mittelalter bis zu Jacques Louis David, Neuerworbene und neubestimmte Zeichnungen im Berliner Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin 1973, pp. 9-11, no. 4
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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