Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
MythsMercury, Herse, and Aglauros Mercury welcomed in the house of Cecrops (not in Ovid)
Proserpina
Myths Pluto and Proserpina The rape of ProserpinaPluto carrying away Proserpina on foot
Amoretti
With objectsCoat-of-arms
With flowers, fruits, foliage or festoons Foliage
Amor
Triumph
Ganymede
Rape of GanymedeJupiter in human form
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidDe Arte amatoria libri tres
ORNAMENT
Incorporating figures
MythologicalAmoretti
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Title pages
Title surrounded by appropriate emblems or allegories
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of the Hamilton Xenophon (active c1470-c1490)
DATE
1470 - 1490
LOCATION
London, Sotheby's (lot 56) (22 June 1982)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)De arte amatoria libri tres ((manuscript also includes the Remedia amoris))
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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