Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book XII: Ulysses reports 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
Exhibited in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1837, no. 122
ARTIST/CREATOR
Etty, William (1787-1849)
DATE
1836
LOCATION
Manchester, Manchester City Art Gallery
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A. Gilchrist, Life of William Etty, 1855, vol. II, pp. 52, 63, 66, 84; W. Gaunt and F. G. Roe, Etty and the Nude, 1943, pp. 70, 97, 107; Manchester City Art Gallery Catalogue 1898-1899, no. 70; D. Farr, William Etty, 1958, pp. 11, 67f., 78f., 83f., 107, 109, cat. no. 84, pl. 63
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RELATIONS
Manchester City Art Gallery
Contact
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