Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Actaeon
Diana and Actaeon Actaeon transformed Actaeon entirely human
Diana and Actaeon Actaeon chased and killed Actaeon as a stag
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesVenice 1517 (copies after Venice 1497)
Further details
The woodcuts are the same as in the edition Venice (Rusconi) 1517 (Essling 230); most of them were free copies of the 1497 edition (Essling 223) made for this edition, but some come from an earlier set of copies first used in the 1509 edition (Essling 228) or the 1497 original
ARTIST/CREATOR
Venetian
DATE
1517
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)P. Ovidii Metamorphoseos vulgare, Venice (Rusconi), 1522, fol. 18r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Victor Masséna prince d'Essling, Etudes sur l'art de la gravure sur bois à Venise, vol. 1, Florence 1907, p. 233, no. 235
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RELATIONS
library-record of illustrated text
complete digital copy of illustrated text in the Warburg Institute Library
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