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GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
Medea kills her children Alone
Census of ancient art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesAncona, Museo Nazionale Archeologico (Medea Sarcophagus, formerly Rome, Stamperia Reale)
Medea escaping in a dragon-pulled chariot from Jason's revenge
Creusa, having put on Medea's poisoned robe, bursts into flames
Medea sends her children to hand over a poisoned robe to Creusa, Jason's new wife
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bonasone, Giulio (born c1510, died after 1576)
DATE
mid 16th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XV.138.98)
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RELATIONS
Census database
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Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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