Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Thetis
With other figures Jupiter
Thetis in the Historia Troiana Thetis pleading with Jupiter to honour Achilles
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad CyclesPrints by Flaxman and copies after them ((1793-1805)First edition (1793, engraved by Piroli)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusSingle figureBull cut in half
Constellations Zodiac GeminiSingle figureNude
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a crab
Constellations Zodiac CyclesPartial cycles
Constellations Southern hemisphereHydraWith Crater and Corvus
Further details
Thetis begging Jupiter to honour Achilles (Iliad, Bk. 1)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Piroli, Tommaso (c1752-1824) after Flaxman, John (1755-1826)
DATE
1793
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
HomerThe Iliad of Homer engraved by Thomas Piroli from the compositions of John Flaxman, sculptor, Rome, 1793, plate 5
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Agnes Mongan, Ingres and the Antique, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 10 (1948), pp. 1-13, plate 3a
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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