(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Proserpina
Myths Pluto and Proserpina The rape of ProserpinaAdaptations
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 1 (Books I-V)
Further details
The print is copied from the 1497 Venice edition depicting the episode of Orpheus and Eurydice, and is re-used here to illustrate the episode of the Rape of Proserpina and in this same book that of Pyramus and Thisbe (f.54v).
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. 82r
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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