Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Labours Lernean hydraHercules fighting with torch
Myths ExploitsHercules and AchelousAchelous as bull
Myths ExploitsHercules and AntaeusAloneAntaeus lifted off the ground → Antaeus raising his arm or arms
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesRouen 1626 (copies after Merian after Gaultier after Franco)
OvidMetamorphoses Book IX
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 (or directly after Gaultier)
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
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gerlinde Huber-Rebenich, Ikonographisches Repertorium zu den Metamorphosen des Ovid, vol. 1: Sammeldarstellungen, Berlin 2004, no. E17, B95
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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