(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Tereus, Procne and Philomela
Procne and Philomela turned into birds
Tereus turned into a bird
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 2 (Books VI-X)
Further details
The woodcut should be depicting the metamorphoses of Procne, Philomela and Tereus into birds, however it does not appear to be directly related to this episode.
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. 18r
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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