Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
Census of ancient art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesAncona, Museo Nazionale Archeologico (Medea Sarcophagus, formerly Rome, Stamperia Reale)
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
cf. Peruzzi, Siena Sketchbook, fol. 55v, for serpents with wings
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franco, Battista (c1510-1561)
DATE
mid 16th century
LOCATION
Florence, Gabinetto dei Disegni e delle Stampe degli Uffizi (inv. 7973 S)
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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
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