Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Thebana
The war between Eteocles and Polyneices and the Seven against Thebes Adrastus is woken up by the fight between Polyneices and Tydeus
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Italy FamiliesPucci
Further details
The inscription at the back refers to the eighth book of the Metamorphoses, since this episode was inserted in this place in some editions of the Ovide moralisée
ARTIST/CREATOR
Xanto Avelli, Francesco (c1487-c1542)
DATE
1532
LOCATION
London, Sotheby's (lot 61, from the collection of Robert C. Bak, New York, beforehand in the Clemente collection, sold New York, 17 January 1931) (5 December 1965)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A. D. Trendalls-Woodford, Adrastos on a Sicilian Calyx-Krater from Lipari, Philias Charin, Miscellanea in onore di Eugenio Manni, Rome 1979, pp. 2104-2110, fig. 3
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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