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Leucothoe Is Seduced By Apollo In The Shape Of Eurynome

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Antique print from Les Temple Des Muses:Leucothoe Is Seduced By Apollo In The Shape Of Eurynome
Antique print from Les Temple Des Muses:Leucothoe Is Seduced By Apollo In The Shape Of Eurynome
Antique print from Les Temple Des Muses:Leucothoe Is Seduced By Apollo In The Shape Of Eurynome
Antique print from Les Temple Des Muses:Leucothoe Is Seduced By Apollo In The Shape Of Eurynome
Leucothoe Is Seduced By Apollo In The Shape Of Eurynome
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  • Artist / Collection: Bernard Picart
  • Product Code: FRP33866
US$125.00

Leucothoe Is Seduced By Apollo In The Shape Of Eurynome

48.5 x 32 cm (19.1 x 12.6 inches).
Leucothoe Is Seduced By Apollo In The Shape Of Eurynome
This spectacular baroque engraving is from Bernard Picart's Le Temple Des Muses.
The engraving was made in 1733, is from the first edition and is an original antique. It has captions in French, English, German, and Dutch.
It is in very good condition for its age.
In Ovid's Metamorphoses, Leucothoe was a Babylonian princess. Aphrodite cursed Apollo, the sun god, to fall in love with Leucothoe. He disguised himself as her mother, Eurynome, to gain entrance to her chambers and seduce her.

Style
Date Made1700s
Paper Size~19.1 x 12.6 inches (48.5 x 32 cm)
ShapePortrait
Main ColorBlack/White
Size Category41 to 50 cm [16 to 20 inches]