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GODS & MYTHS
Meleager
Myths Hunt of the Calydonian boar
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesCassoniNew York, Metropolitan Museum (Biagio d'Antonio and Jacopo del Sellaio, c1465)
Jason forces the fire-breathing oxen to plough the field
Death of Pelias Medea demonstrates to the daughters of Pelias who to rejuvenate a ram
Death of Pelias The daughters of Pelias kill their father to prepare him for the rejuvenation process
Pelias commands Jason to retrieve the Golden Fleece
The Argonauts travel to Mysia, where Hylas is abducted by the Nymphs The Argonauts depart without Hylas
The Argonauts travel to Mysia, where Hylas is abducted by the Nymphs Hercules leaves the Argo to row back and search for Hylas
Jason rides away to find companions
Jason and Orpheus ask Chiron for his counsel
Jason persuades Orpheus to join
Hylas
With nymphs
Further details
Ath the left Pelias sending Jason to capture the fleece, in the upper floor Pelias's death, in the background Orpheus on an island, and then the meeting with Chiron, at the right Hylas, in the right foreground the boarhunt
ARTIST/CREATOR
Biagio d'Antonio (c1446-1515) and Jacopo del Sellaio (c1441-1493)
DATE
circa 1465
LOCATION
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (inv. 09.136.2)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg) (Schlagwort Cassone (crossed out and replaced with Argonautensage))
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Paul Schubring, Cassoni, Leipzig 1915-1923, no. 296
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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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