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Myrrha, being transformed into the myrrh tree, gives birth to Adonis. Oil painting by a follower of Luigi Garzi.

Garzi, Luigi, 1638-1721.
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Description

After an incestuous relationship with her father Cinyras, Myrrha gave birth to Adonis and was transformed into the myrrh tree (Ovid, Metamorphoses X, 298-502)

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 67 x 92.5 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 44687i


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