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Ceres punishes Erysichthon of Thessaly with perpetual hunger. Engraving by J. Matheus, 1619.

Matheus, Jean, active approximately 1619.
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1619
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Ovid, Metamorphoses VIII, 738-878. Lower right, Erysichthon cuts down a tree on which hang tablets dedicated to Ceres (Demeter). Above, Ceres hands over to Hunger a chariot drawn by dragons. Upper right, Hunger visits Erysichthon to make him permanently hungry

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1619

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1 print : engraving

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Eresichthon. Matheus f.

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Wellcome Library no. 11243i

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