Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesRoman sarcophagi
Jason forces the fire-breathing oxen to plough the field
The taking of the golden fleece
Census of ancient art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesTurin, Museo Archeologico (Medea Sarcophagus)
Jason's wedding to Creusa with Medea present but not yet killing her children
Creusa, having put on Medea's poisoned robe, bursts into flames
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymus Pighianus (active 1550-1555)
DATE
1550 - 1555
LOCATION
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek → lat. fol. 61, fol. 256r ((formerly 251r))
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Codex Pighianus ((formerly 251r))
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RELATIONS
Census database
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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