(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Lycaon
Banquet
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 1 (Books I-V)
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Music-makingInstrumentalists Outdoors
Eating and drinking
Banquet Outdoors
Further details
The woodcut does not directly illustrate the episode of Lycaon serving the flesh of his own son to Jupiter, it was probably chosen because it depicts a banquet. The same illustration was used for the episode of Bacchus returning to Thebes, f.49r.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
1532
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Le Grand Olympe des histoires poëtiques du prince de poësie Ovide Naso en sa métamorphose, Lyon (Romain Morin) (USTC 49832), 1532, fol. 11r
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation. Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Réserve des livres rares (RESP-YC-1627) - Gallica, public domain
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