(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Tereus, Procne and Philomela
Procne kills her son Itys
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 2 (Books VI-X)
Further details
The woodcut should be depicting Procne killing Itis and serving his flesh to Tereus, however it does not appear to be directly depicting this episode. This woodcut is also reused for the episode of Palias killed by his daughters, part 2, f.27v.
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. 16v
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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