Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Acis and Galatea
Acis and Galatea, with Polyphemus piping
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyTrojan women taken prisonerCassandra → Miscellaneous
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroySacrifice of PolyxenaThe ghost of Achilles demands that Polyxena be sacrificed
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroySacrifice of PolyxenaNeoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena at Achilles's tomb → Hecuba (or other mourners) present
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyMiscellaneous
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyDeath of AstyanaxAndromache pleading for the life of Astyanax
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyDeath of PolydorusPolymestor killing and dismembering Polydorus
The War of Troy Main episodes The fate of the arms of AchillesContest between Ajax and Ulysses
The War of Troy Main episodes The fate of the arms of AchillesAjax committing suicide
Anius
Daughters of Anius turned into doves
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesRouen 1626 (copies after Merian after Gaultier after Franco)
OvidMetamorphoses Book XIII
Vergil Aeneid Book II: Aeneas recounts the sack of Troyvv. 721-741: Aeneas fleeing TroyWith Anchises and Ascanius → With the Fall of Troy in the background
Further details
Huber-Rebenich sees in the woman being made prisoner on the burning balcony Cassandra, based on Anguillara's Italian translation of the Metamorphoses (1581), Bk 13, stanza 175, v. 7f.
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
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gerlinde Huber-Rebenich, Ikonographisches Repertorium zu den Metamorphosen des Ovid, vol. 1: Sammeldarstellungen, Berlin 2004, no. E17, B136
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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