Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Proserpina
Myths Pluto and Proserpina Before the rapeProserpina gathering flowers with the Oceanides
LITERATURE
Modern
Boccaccio, GiovanniComedia delle ninfe fiorentine (Ameto)
Further details
subject matter uncertain: interpreted both as Proserpina gathering flowers and as the seven nymphs with whom the shepherd Ameto falls in turn in love (Boccaccio, Ninfale)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Nicola da Urbino (born 1480, died 1537 or 1538)
DATE
circa 1525
LOCATION
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum (beforehand at Christie's, auctioned 21 September, 1992, lot 223)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Timothy Wilson, The Art Quarterly, Summer 1993 Robin Halwas, Catalogue, 1993, no. 12
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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