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Athamas Learchum interficit et Ino Melicertam in aequor praecipitat (The Insane Athamas Killing Learchus, While Ino and Melicertor Jump into the Sea), pl. 39 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Athamas Learchum interficit et Ino Melicertam in aequor praecipitat (The Insane Athamas Killing Learchus, While Ino and Melicertor Jump into the Sea), pl. 39 from the series Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
10.4 x 11.7 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
Ganymede Graphics, Berkeley, 1971;
Marcus Sopher;

Accession Number:
1989.1.172
Acquisition Date:
1989-12-07
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

The insane king Athamas killing a small child wihile Ino and Melicertor jump into the sea from a cliff.