Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
United States
BostonMuseum of Fine ArtsRotunda
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
AllegoriesAs protector of the arts
Minerva
AllegoriesPatroness of the Arts
Pan
Allegories
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Arts
Allegories of art
Further details
Image of the contrast between Classical and Romantic art. This image is probably inspired by the contest between Apollo and Marsyas, but here Apollo is judge between two musicians supported by Minerva and Pan respectively
ARTIST/CREATOR
Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925)
DATE
1921
LOCATION
Boston (Mass.), Museum of Fine Arts (inv. 21.10514)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
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RELATIONS
Museum of Fine Arts
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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