Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
Jason forces the fire-breathing oxen to plough the field
The soldiers born from the dragon's teeth fight each other
The taking of the golden fleece
Death of Pelias The daughters of Pelias kill their father to prepare him for the rejuvenation process
Rejuvenation of Aeson Medea resurrects Aeson rejuvenated
The Argonauts (with Medea) flee Colchis
Medea kills her children Alone
Cephalus and Procris
Cephalus kills Procris Alone
Telchines
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesRouen 1626 (copies after Merian after Gaultier after Franco)
OvidMetamorphoses Book VI
OvidMetamorphoses Book VII
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Blanchin, Jean (active Paris, first half 17th century) Close copy after an engraving by Gaultier (used in the edition Paris 1606), which in turn copies the illustrations by Giacomo Franco for the Venice 1584 edition (not after Merian's copy after Gaultier)
DATE
1626
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Les Metamorphoses d'Ovide traduites en prose Fran├žoise, Rouen (Berthelin), 1626
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gerlinde Huber-Rebenich, Ikonographisches Repertorium zu den Metamorphosen des Ovid, vol. 1: Sammeldarstellungen, Berlin 2004, no. E17, B75
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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