Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Argonauts, Jason and Medea
Census of ancient art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesParis, Louvre, MA 283 (Medea Sarcophagus)
Medea escaping in a dragon-pulled chariot from Jason's revenge
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
Medea contemplating the murder of her children but not yet doing so
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Perrier, François (1594-1649)
DATE
1645
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Perrier, FrançoisIcones et segmenta illustrium e marmore tabularum quae Romae adhuc extant, Paris, 1645, plate 17
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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