Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The judgement of Paris Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesRome, Villa Medici, sarcophagus
Events before the Trojan War The judgement of Paris With Mercury
Further details
The subject is based on the far left of a sarcophagus in Villa Medici and Aspertini completes the image on fol. 38v-39r. The figure of Zeus holding the apple is the artist's addition
ARTIST/CREATOR
Aspertini, Amico (c1474-1552)
DATE
1531 - 1535
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Aspertini, AmicoSketchbook I, fol. 37r
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RELATIONS
Census database
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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