Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The story of Cadmus Cadmus and Harmonia changed into serpents
Pyramus and Thisbe
Suicide of Thisbe
Leucothoe
Leucothoe transformed into an incense-tree
Clytie
Hermaphrodite
Hermaphroditus and Salmacis Salmacis embracing Hermaphroditus
Atlas
MythsAtlas turned to stone by Perseus
Athamas and Ino
Ino throws herself and Melicertes into the sea
Minyas, daughters of
Myths Working during the feast of Bacchus
Myths Turned into bats
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesRouen 1626 (copies after Merian after Gaultier after Franco)
OvidMetamorphoses Book IV
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Blanchin, Jean (active Paris, first half 17th century) Close copy after an engraving by Matthäus Merian (used in the edition Frankfurt 1619), which is based on the engravings by Gaultier (used in the edition Paris 1606), which in turn copies the illustrations by Giacomo Franco for the Venice 1584 edition
DATE
1626
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Les Metamorphoses d'Ovide traduites en prose Françoise, Rouen (Berthelin), 1626
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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