King Lyncus Turned Into a Lynx by Ceres
- Additional Title(s):
Rex Lincus Triptolemum Necare Intentus, a Cerere in Lyncem Mutatur
- Part Of:
- between 1675 and 1700
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 13 7/8 × 17 7/16 inches (35.2 × 44.3 cm), Image: 13 3/8 x 17 5/16 inches (33.9 x 44 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "449"
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "G. de Lairesse Pinx: | J: Gole Sculp:"; lower center: "Rex Lincus Triptolemum necare intentus, a Cerere in Lyncem mutatur. Metamorp: Ovid: Lib: V."; lower right: "Nicolaus Visscher in Lucem edidit | cum Privil: Ordin: Gene: Belgii foederati."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- battle | bed | crown | fighting | flying | goddess | Greek mythology | king (person) | Lyncus changed into a lynx: Ceres changes Lyncus into a lynx when he is on the point of murdering the sleeping Triptolemus (Ovid, Metamorphoses V 657) | lynx | men | murder | pillow | religious and mythological subject | sleeping | sword | woman
- Associated People:
Ceres, Roman deity
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- IIIF Manifest:
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Print made by Jacob Gole, 1660–1737, Dutch, King Lyncus Turned Into a Lynx by Ceres, between 1675 and 1700
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