Ship of Asterion, Guided by Jupiter with Thunderbolts, from The Argonautica

Maker and role
Artist: Remigio Cantagallina, Italian, ca. 1582-1656
Designer: Giulio Parigi, Italian, 1571-1635
Year
1608

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Etching
Measurements
sheet, 7 5/8 x 10 1/2in (19.4 x 26.7cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1990.13.7.8
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Department
Location
Further information
Inspired by the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonaut's quest for the Golden Fleece, the Argonautica was staged on the Arno River in Florence to celebrate the wedding of Prince Cosimo de' Medici and Maria Magdalena of Austria in 1608.

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