Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mars
With Venus Caught in bed by Vulcan
With Venus Vulcan invites the gods to ridicule Mars and Venus
LITERATURE
Modern
Pizan, Christine deEpistre Othéa CyclesLondon, British Library, Harley MS 4431 (early 15th century)
Pizan, Christine deEpistre Othéa cap. 56 (Mars and Venus caught by Vulcan)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of the Cité des Dames (active c1405-1415) (and workshop)
DATE
1410 - 1414
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 4431, fol. 121r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Pizan, Christine de'Collected works' ('The Book of the Queen'), vol.I
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RELATIONS
British Library (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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