Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
Medea contemplating the murder of her children but not yet doing so
HISTORY
Ancient
HasdrubalHasdrubal's wife kills herself and her children instead of being captured by the Romans
Further details
formerly regarded as Medea - however, this is one of several panels showing virtuous women, and there is no sign of madness
ARTIST/CREATOR
Roberti, Ercole de' (c1455-1496)
DATE
circa 1490 - 1493
LOCATION
Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art (inv. 1965.7.1, formerly Richmond, Cooke Collection)
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RELATIONS
National Gallery of Art
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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