(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The judgement of Paris Paris and the three goddesses
Muses
Individual Unidentified or generic type
AllegoriesInspiring authors or artists With an identifiable author or artist
Hebe
With other figuresJupiter
Amor
With other figures In groups of more than three figures
Ganymede
Rape of GanymedeJupiter disguised as an eagle Ganymede in the air
Fates
Group of threeMiscellaneous
LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses CyclesLyon 1532Part 3 (Books XI-XV)
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 1-50: Juno's anger
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers ClassicalVergilMiscellaneous
Further details
The woodcut was originally created to illustrate an edition of the Aeneid, and is re-used here to illustrate the moment the three goddesses show themselves naked to the young Paris.
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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