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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The story of Cadmus Cadmus sowing the dragon's teeth
The story of Cadmus CyclesPrints after Primaticcio, probably based on lost paintings in Fontainebleau (divers artists. c1543-1544, Jason or Cadmus)
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesPrints after Primaticcio, probably based on lost paintings in Fontainebleau (divers artists. c1543-1544, Jason or Cadmus)
Jason forces the fire-breathing oxen to plough the field
Further details
One of several prints showing the deeds of an unidentified hero, identifications both as Cadmus and as Jason have been suggested
ARTIST/CREATOR
Fantuzzi, Antonio (1510-1550) after Primaticcio, Francesco (1504-1570)
DATE
circa 1543 - 1544
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XVI.342.15)
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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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