Antonio Tempesta, 1606 - Jason killing the dragon, who protects the golden fleece.

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Antonio Tempesta, 1606 - Jason killing the dragon, who protects the golden fleece.
Incisione - Non firmato - 1606

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.

Dettagli lotto
Artista
Antonio Tempesta, 1606
Titolo dell'opera
Jason killing the dragon, who protects the golden fleece.
Anno
1606
Tecnica
Incisione
Firma
Non firmato
Condizioni
In ottime condizioni
Vendita con cornice
No
Dimensioni dell’immagine
10.6×11.8 cm
Dimensioni totali
16×18.7×0 cm
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