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ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FlorencePalazzo VecchioStudiolo di Francesco I de' Medici
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book X: Ulysses reports his adventures (Aeolus, Laestrygonians, Circe)vv. 275-308 (also Ovid, Metamorphoses, XIV, 290-292): Mercury gives Ulysses the herb Moly
HomerOdyssey Book X: Ulysses reports his adventures (Aeolus, Laestrygonians, Circe)vv. 237-243 (also Ovid, Metamorphoses, XIV, 278-286): Circe touches Ulysses's companions with her rod, turning them into pigs
Further details
Preparatory drawing for a painting in the studiolo of Francesco de' Medici
ARTIST/CREATOR
Straet, Jan van der (Giovanni Stradano, Johannes Stradanus) (1523-1605)
DATE
1570
LOCATION
Windsor, Royal Library (inv. RL 12969)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
C. White and C. Crawley, The Dutch and Flemish Drawings at Windsor Castle, Cambridge 1994, no. 143
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RELATIONS
Royal Collection
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