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Jason and Medea return to Iolcus in Thessaly and stand before king Pelias. Engraving by R. Boyvin, 1563, after L. Thiry.

  • Thiry, Leonard, approximately 1500-approximately 1550
Date
[1563]
Reference
3006455i
Part of
Livre de la conqueste de la toison d'or par le prince Iason de Tessalie.
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Description

The central image is surrounded by panels of grotesque strapwork

Publication/Creation

[Paris?], [1563]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark of image 15.9 x 23 cm, platemark of cartouche 3 x 23 cm

Lettering

Iason courut longue & dure fortune: En fin surgit en la rade opportune. D'Iolc la ville: ainsi est retourné En Thessalie où avoit esté né. BR

References note

André Linzeler, Inventaire du fonds français, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, graveurs du seizième siècle, Paris 1932, vol. 1, p. 175, no. 17

Lettering note

Bears number: No. 17
Bears monogram of R. Boyvin, lower left of central panel: RB

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3006455i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • French


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