Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
BolognaPalazzo FavaSala dell'EneideCopies by Giuseppe Maria Mitelli (1663) - Men fighting harpies
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book III: Aeneas recounts his journeys: Thrace, Delos, Crete, the island of the Harpies, Buthrotum, Italyvv. 238-244: The Trojans fight the Harpies
Vergil Aeneid CyclesBologna, Palazzo Fava (Carracci, 1584)Engravings by Giuseppe Maria Mitelli (1663)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
Fabulous animalsHarpy
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Mitelli, Giuseppe Maria (1634-1718) after Carracci, Ludovico, Agostino or Annibale
DATE
1663
LOCATION
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XIX.292.65)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Achille Bertarelli, Le Incisioni di Giuseppe Maria Mitelli, Milan 1940, nos 72-79
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Contact
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