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GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
CyclesCassoniLondon, National Gallery (loans from the Mari Cha Collection, as of 2017)
Jason forces the fire-breathing oxen to plough the field
The soldiers born from the dragon's teeth fight each other
The taking of the golden fleece
The Argonauts (with Medea) flee Colchis
Jason and the Argonauts are welcomed by King Oetes
From her tower, Medea watches Jason's deeds
Medea makes the dragon sleep
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bartolomeo di Giovanni (active 1488-c1500)
DATE
1487
LOCATION
London, National Gallery (inv. L1175 (on loan from the Mari Cha Collection))
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
2
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. 390
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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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