Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Cycles1450 (circa) - Cracow, Wawel, Cassone (formerly Vienna, Lanckoronski collection, Apollonio di Giovanni)
HomerOdyssey Book V: Ulysses leaves Calypso, is shipwrecked and washed ashore the islands of the Phaeaciansvv. 333-351: Leucothea gives Ulysses her veil to protect him in the shipwreck
HomerOdyssey Book XIII: Ulysses is brought from the island of the Phaeaceans to Ithacavv. 86-92: The Phaeacians take the sleeping Ulysses to Ithaca
HomerOdyssey Book VI: Nausicaa finds the shipwrecked Ulyssesvv. 316-320: Nausicaa returns with Ulysses to the city of the Phaeacians
HomerOdyssey Book VI: Nausicaa finds the shipwrecked Ulyssesvv. 135-210: Ulysses meets Nausicaa
HomerOdyssey Book VIII: Ulysses is honoured with a feast by the Phaeaciansvv. 521-532: Ulysses is moved to tears by Demodocus singing about the conquest of Troy
Further details
Second panel, centre: at the very left Ulysses's shipwreck, then Ulysses found by Nausicaa, Alcinous's banquet, Journey to Ithaca
ARTIST/CREATOR
Apollonio di Giovanni (Dido Master, born 1415 or 1417, died 1465)
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Cracow, Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, Panstwowe Zbiory Sztuki (formerly Vienna, collection Count Lanckoronski)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
2
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Paul Schubring, Cassoni, Truhen und Truhenbilder der italienischen Frührenaissance, Supplement, Leipzig 1923, pp. 275-276, nos. 245-252; Ellen Callmann, Apollonio di Giovanni, Oxford 1974, p. 67, no. 34
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