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Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 50 (2015)
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART JOURNAL | VOLUME 50

"Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona and the Story of Mercury and Herse Tapestry Series"

Buchanan, Iain
2015
10 pages
7 illustrations
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The Metropolitan Museum Journal is issued annually by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Its purpose is to publish original research on works in the Museum’s collection. Articles are contributed by members of the Museum staff and other art historians and specialists.

Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse, Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona  Italian, Wool, silk and precious metal-wrapped threads (20-22 warps per inch, 8-9 warps per cm.), Netherlandish, Brussels
Multiple artists/makers
designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570
Mercury Turning Aglauros to Stone (Aglauros a Mercurio in lapidem transformatur), from The Metamorphoses of Ovid (Metamorphosean Sive Transformationum), plate 20, Antonio Tempesta  Italian, Etching
Published after 1606
Mercury Entering Herse's Room After Changing Agraulos to Stone, from Ovid's "Metamorphoses", Book II, Anonymous, Dutch, 17th century  Dutch, Engraving
1590