Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Cycles1450 (circa) - Cracow, Wawel, Cassone (formerly Vienna, Lanckoronski collection, Apollonio di Giovanni)
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
Further details
Second panel, left half
ARTIST/CREATOR
Apollonio di Giovanni (Dido Master, born 1415 or 1417, died 1465)
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Cracow, Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, Panstwowe Zbiory Sztuki (formerly Vienna, collection Count Lanckoronski)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
2
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Tervarent, Les énigmes de l'art, Paris 1938ff., vol. 3, fig. 14 (erroneously identified with the Liverpool Cassone)
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