(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Alcyone and Ceyx
Juno sends Iris as a rainbow down to the House of Sleep
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 3 (Books XI-XV)
Vergil Aeneid Book VII: Aeneas lands in Latium, beginning of conflict with Turnusvv. 323-340: Juno commands the fury Allecto to incite war
Further details
The woodcut was originally created to illustrate an edition of the Aeneid. Here it is used to illustrate Juno sending Iris to the House of Sleep.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
1532
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Le Grand Olympe des histoires poëtiques du prince de poësie Ovide Naso en sa métamorphose, Lyon (Romain Morin) (USTC 49832), 1532, fol. 29r
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation. Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Réserve des livres rares (RESP-YC-1627) - Gallica, public domain
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