Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amor
With other figures In groups of more than three figures
Ganymede
Rape of GanymedeJupiter disguised as an eagle Ganymede with eagle and other figures
Further details
Roman group with pillars and mountain scene. Two female figures in martial dress, one of whom holds a wreath, stand with a putto, possibly Cupid, holding an arrow. Above them is a putto with an eagle, possibly Ganymede. At their feet is a trophy of arms with spear, shield and quiver of arrows
ARTIST/CREATOR
Siro Antonio Africa or Siro Domenico Africa in the workshop of Carlo Giuseppe Rampini, Pavia
DATE
circa 1688 - circa 1720
LOCATION
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Timothy Wilson, Italian Maiolica and Europe, Oxford 2017, cat. no. 125
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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