Ceres punishes Erysichthon of Thessaly with perpetual hunger. Engraving by J. Matheus, 1619.
- Matheus, Jean, active approximately 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