(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Myths Birth From Semele
Semele
Juno counsels Semele to ask Jupiter to appear in his full splendour
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesCologne 1607 (de Passe, partially after Goltzius and de Vos)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Passe, Crispijn van de, the Elder (c1565-1637)
DATE
1602 - 1604
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)P. Ovid. Nasonis XV. Metamorphoseon librorum figurae elegantissime a Crispiano Passaeo laminis aeneis incisae (VD17 23:263857Y), Coloniae (Passaeus); Arnhemiae (Janssonius), 1607, plate 31
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek
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RELATIONS
Virtuelles Kupferstichkabinett
Acknowledgements
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