Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Orpheus
Myths Orpheus and Eurydice Orpheus turning back, losing Eurydice
Cyparissus
Adonis
Venus and Adonis Venus and Adonis together OutdoorsSmall figures
Myrrha
Myths Myrrha escaping from her father
Atalanta
Atalanta and Hippomenes The race of Atalanta and Hippomenes
Ganymede
Rape of GanymedeJupiter disguised as an eagle Ganymede in the air
Pygmalion
Myth Pygmalion falling in love with the statue
Propoetides
Attis
MythsTurned into a fir-tree
Cerastae
Menthe
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesRouen 1626 (copies after Merian after Gaultier after Franco)
OvidMetamorphoses Book X
Further details
The fall of Attis is not mentioned in Ovid, but in the translation by Anguillara (1581); close copy after an engraving by Matthäus Merian (edition Frankfurt 1619), based on an engraving by Gaultier (edition Paris 1606), which in turn copies an illustration by Giacomo Franco (edition Venice 1584)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Blanchin, Jean (active Paris, first half 17th century)
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, B105
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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