Jason killing the dragon who protects the golden fleece.
The dragon protects his treasure, the golden fleece.
Jason puts a drug (made by the witch Medea) in the eyes of the dragon.
The dragon falls asleep. Jason kills the dragon and takes the golden fleece from the tree.
Etched in Italy by Antonio Tempesta, edited in Antwerp 1606.
Antonio Tempesta (1555 – 5 August 1630) was an Italian painter and engraver.
He was a connection between the Baroque Rome and the art of Antwerp.
As pupil of Santi di Tito and the Flemish painter Joannes Stradanus, he was also known for his frescos, etchings and he worked also as court painter to Alessandro Farnese.
From Metamorphoseon sive transformationum.
These prints are similar but in another style as the prints of Crispijn de Passe.
The Illustrated Bartsch 705.
Printed on laid 17th century paper ca 1606
With large margins 2-4 cm.
Delivered in a museum passepartout.
- Antonio Tempesta, 1606
- Titolo dell'opera
- Jason killing the dragon, who protects the golden fleece.
- Non firmato
- In ottime condizioni
- Vendita con cornice
- Dimensioni dell’immagine
- 10.6×11.8 cm
- Dimensioni totali
- 16×18.7×0 cm