Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypes SarcophagiAmsterdam, Allard Pierson Museum
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypes SarcophagiLondon, British MuseumSections → Satyr with child on shoulders
Bacchanal Bacchantes Single figureFull lengthDancing or moving
Satyrs
Satyr children and satyrs with children
Amazons
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesSarcophagiVatican City, Musei Vaticani, Belvedere 49
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book IX: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Cicones, Lotophages, Polyphemus)vv. 287-294 (also Ovid, Metamorphoses, XIV, 205-212): Polyphemus devours two comrades of Ulysses
HomerOdyssey Census of Antique Art Known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesParis, Louvre (Sarcophagus, Polyphemus, Ulysses, and two companions)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Venetian Degenhart suggested attribution to Michele di Giovanni di Bartolo
DATE
early 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts graphiques (inv. RF 38,r)
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RELATIONS
Census database (Polyphemus)
Census database (Satyr)
Louvre
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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