Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Narcissus
With other figures
Adonis
Venus and Adonis Death of Adonis (Venus not present)
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes The fate of the arms of AchillesAjax committing suicide
Clytie
Flora
With amoretti or nymphs
Hyacinthus
Crocus and Smilax
Further details
Subject-matter perhaps suggested by Ovid's description of the Kingdom of Flowers (Fasti V, 183) and the Metamorphoses; the figures are Ajax, Clytie, Narcissus and Echo, Hyacinthus, Adonis, Crocus and Smilax
ARTIST/CREATOR
Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665)
DATE
circa 1627
LOCATION
Windsor, Royal Library (inv. RL 11983)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Walter F. Friedlaender, The drawings of Nicolas Poussin , III, London 1953, p. 35, no. 214, pl. 164; Anthony Blunt, The French drawings in the collection of his Majesty the King at Windsor Castle, Oxford 1945, no. 169, fig. 26
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RELATIONS
Royal Collection
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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