Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Diana
Single figure Walking
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesCassoniNew York, Metropolitan Museum (Biagio d'Antonio and Jacopo del Sellaio, c1465)
The soldiers born from the dragon's teeth fight each other
Rejuvenation of Aeson Medea resurrects Aeson rejuvenated
Jason and the Argonauts are welcomed by King Oetes
Orpheus makes the dragon sleep
Oetes commands Apsyrtus to pursue the Argonauts, he rides out of the palace
Further details
The right could show a second meeting betwen Jason and Oetes, or Oetes commanding Apsyrtos to capture Jason with Apsyrtos riding then over the bridge out of the palace. The rejunenation of Aeson appears at the bottom left, still on Colchis, Diana is shown as a white silhouette overlooking the events
ARTIST/CREATOR
Biagio d'Antonio (c1446-1515) and Jacopo del Sellaio (c1441-1493)
DATE
circa 1465
LOCATION
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (inv. 09.136.1)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
2
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg) (Schlagwort Cassone (crossed out and replaced with Argonautensage))
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Paul Schubring, Cassoni, Leipzig 1915-1923, no. 297
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RELATIONS
Metropolitan Museum
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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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