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Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Europa
Rape of Europa Jupiter disguised as a bull The bull in the waterEuropa sitting on the bull
Rape of Europa Jupiter disguised as a bull The bull on landEuropa sitting on the bullBull standing or walking
Rape of Europa Jupiter disguised as a bull The bull on landEuropa kissing or stroking the bull
Rape of Europa Jupiter commands Mercury to lead the flock of Agenor to the shore
Rape of Europa Mercury leading the flock of Agenor to the shore
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesVenice 1497
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Venetian
DATE
1497
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Ovidio metamorphoseos vulgare (translated by Giovanni Bonsignore, GW M28952), Venice (Rubeus for Giunta), 1497, fol. 23v
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Opac Plus Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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