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Creator:
Thomas Carwitham, active 1723, British
Title:

Neptune and Coronis: Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book 2

Date:
1723
Medium:
Pen, ink and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper, mounted to medium, slightly textured white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/16 x 7 1/2in. (16.4 x 19.1cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Met. lib 2.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5500
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Coronis changed into a crow: to escape the love of Neptune, Coronis, daughter of Coroneus, is changed into a crow by Minerva (Ovid, Metamorphoses II 569) | crow (animal) | metamorphosis (biological event) | Ovid's Metamorphoses
Associated People:
Neptune
Minerva
Coronis
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14914
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