Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypesStatuesRome, Villa Borghese (Venus or the nymph Amymone, or other Sea Goddess)
Bacchus
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypes SarcophagiLondon, British MuseumAdaptations → Drunken Pan carried by amoretti and a satyr
Sea deities and animals
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesSarcophagiParis, Musée du Louvre, inv. MA 341
Groups of Sea deities and monsters Sarcophagi Sarcophagi without a prominent device in the centre
Groups of Sea deities and monsters Miscellaneous
Amymone
Single Figure
Neptune and Amymone
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judith Judith beheads Holofernes and returns to Bethulia (Judith 13) Judith with the head of Holofernes (not placing it into a sack)
Further details
a notice by Ruth Rubinstein links it with the Nereid Sarcophagus in Verona rather than with the Louvre sarcophagus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ghirlandaio, Domenico (1449-1494) or Sangallo, Giuliano da (c1443-1516) by Dacos attributed to Davide Ghirlandaio
DATE
1489
LOCATION
Berlin, Gemäldegalerie (inv. 21)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
N. Dacos, 'Ghirlandaio et l'Antique', Bulletin de l'Institute Belge de Rome, 34, 1962, pp. 448-451
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RELATIONS
Census database
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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