(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Proserpina
Myths Pluto and Proserpina Expedition to liberate ProserpinaMiscellaneous
Charon
Miscellaneous
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 2 (Books VI-X)
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 384-416: Crossing of the Styx
Further details
The woodcut was originally created to illustrate an edition of the Aeneid, and is re-used here to illustrate the episode Theseus in the underworld. It is also re-used in part 1, f. 66v, to depict Juno's descent in the underworld.
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. 29v
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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