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
Amoretti
With other figuresMinerva and Apollo
With other figuresRiver gods
With objectsClipeus
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known PrototypesSarcophagiVatican City, Giardino della Pigna (holding portrait bust)
Centaurs
MythsLapiths and Centaurs Battle
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesVatican City, Musei Vaticani, Sala delle Muse, inv. 290
Further details
In the top register an Amazonomachia (unknown source), n the second register Vatican Amoretti Sarocphagus and Medea Sarcophagus, in the third register Vatican Centauromachy Sarcophagus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Roman
DATE
16th century
LOCATION
Florence, Gabinetto dei Disegni e delle Stampe degli Uffizi (Museo Horne inv. 5943)
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RELATIONS
Census database (Amoretti)
Census database (Medea)
Census database (Centaurs)
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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