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Olympus or The Triumph of Venus
Oil on canvas. 1761 - 1764
Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista
Olympus or The Triumph of Venus
Oil on canvas. 1761 - 1764
Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista

This is a sketch for a no-longer extant painting on canvas intended to decorate a ceiling in a building of the imperial court of Russia, whose memory is preserved in an engraving made by Giambattista& [+]

Marriage of Peleus and Thetis
Oil on canvas. 1636 - 1638
Jordaens, Jacques
Marriage of Peleus and Thetis
Oil on canvas. 1636 - 1638
Jordaens, Jacques

As with the Rape of Hippodamia (P01658), this marriage scene was commissioned from Rubens as part of the mythological cycle drawn from Ovid´s Metamorphoses, which was to serve as the main artistic dec [+]

Landscape with Mercury and Herse
Oil on panel. Ca. 1635
Francken II, Frans; Wildens, Jan
Landscape with Mercury and Herse
Oil on panel. Ca. 1635
Francken II, Frans; Wildens, Jan

In The Metamorphosis, the poet Ovid very precisely describes the moment when Mercury, on his way to Athens, met a group of Nymphs carrying offerings to the goddess Palas. Mercury immediately fell in l [+]

Mercury
Oil on canvas. 1636 - 1638
Rubens, Peter Paul (Workshop Of)
Mercury
Oil on canvas. 1636 - 1638
Rubens, Peter Paul (Workshop Of)

Mercury, the son of Jupiter and Maya, bears his characteristic attributes as the gods´ messenger: a winged hat and shoes, as well as the caduceus, a hazel wand with two serpents wound around it, which [+]

The Rape of Europa
Oil on canvas. Late XVI century
Bassano, Leandro
The Rape of Europa
Oil on canvas. Late XVI century
Bassano, Leandro

The lack of an autograph work of this theme by Jacopo suggests that the idea for the composition came from Francesco at the end of the 1570s, by which time he had gained greater independence from his [+]

José Moñino y Redondo, 1st Count of Floridablanca
Oil on canvas. 1786
Martínez del Barranco, Bernardo
José Moñino y Redondo, 1st Count of Floridablanca
Oil on canvas. 1786
Martínez del Barranco, Bernardo

This is a preparatory sketch for a painting of much larger dimensions (present whereabouts unknown). It depicts the Count of Floridablanca (1728-1808), Charles III’s all-powerful minister, accompanied [+]

Garland of Flowers with Minerva and Mercury
Oil on panel. Ca. 1790
Espinós, Benito
Garland of Flowers with Minerva and Mercury
Oil on panel. Ca. 1790
Espinós, Benito

Espinós structures his composition into three contrasting parts, including a mythological scene with two sculptural Olympian gods in the centre. They are surrounded by a large and colourful gar [+]

The Judgement of Paris
Oil on panel. 1606 - 1608
Rubens, Peter Paul
The Judgement of Paris
Oil on panel. 1606 - 1608
Rubens, Peter Paul

As Homer tells it in The Iliad, Paris the shepherd, son of Priam, had to decide with of the three goddesses —Juno, Venus or Minerva— was the most beautiful, and give her the golden apple Mercury he ha [+]

Fortune
Oil on canvas. 1636 - 1638
Rubens, Peter Paul (And Workshop)
Fortune
Oil on canvas. 1636 - 1638
Rubens, Peter Paul (And Workshop)

In the autumn of 1636, Peter Paul Rubens was commissioned by agents of Philip IV to produce his largest series of painted canvases to decorate the recently completed hunting lodge at El Pardo, near Ma [+]

Mercury and Argus
Oil on canvas. 1636 - 1638
Rubens, Peter Paul (And Workshop)
Mercury and Argus
Oil on canvas. 1636 - 1638
Rubens, Peter Paul (And Workshop)

According to Ovid (Metamorphosis, book V), in order to avoid her husband Jupiter´s infidelities, the goddess, Juno, converted the nymph, Io, into a lamb and called on Argos, the shepherd, to look afte [+]

Mercury and Argus
Oil on unlined canvas. Ca. 1659
Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y
Mercury and Argus
Oil on unlined canvas. Ca. 1659
Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y

Wearing his characteristic winged hat, and with a pan flute next to his left hand, Mercury stealthily approaches a shepherd he has lulled to sleep with the unlimited powers of his music. The latter is [+]

Mercury with the signs of Gemini and Virgo
Oil on canvas. XVI century
Facchetti, Pietro (Copy After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio))
Mercury with the signs of Gemini and Virgo
Oil on canvas. XVI century
Facchetti, Pietro (Copy After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio))

The life-sized figure that represents the planet Mercury holds the caduceus in his left hand and points with the index finger of his extended right hand. Behind him, a fragment of the zodiac presents [+]

The Judgement of Paris
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1638
Rubens, Peter Paul
The Judgement of Paris
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1638
Rubens, Peter Paul

The mythological story of the Judgment of Paris begins with the wedding of Thetis and Peleus, where Eris, goddess of Discord, challenged the most beautiful goddesses to take a golden apple which she t [+]

Mercury
Black chalk, White chalk on green paper. Before 1769
Bayeu, Francisco
Mercury
Black chalk, White chalk on green paper. Before 1769
Bayeu, Francisco

Media figura masculina desnuda, de perfil derecho, con el brazo derecho en alto. En la misma hoja, estudio de la mano izquierda sujetando un palo. Dibujo preparatorio para la figura en la parte centra [+]

Psyche carried to Olympus by Mercury
Pencil, Pencil ground, Grey-brown ink on paper. XVI century
Anonymous (Follower Of Cambiaso, Luca)
Psyche carried to Olympus by Mercury
Pencil, Pencil ground, Grey-brown ink on paper. XVI century
Anonymous (Follower Of Cambiaso, Luca)

Another studio version of this composition, slightly superior in handling, is in the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh (inv. no. D1570). Two further variants of the composition are in the Louvre [+]

The Judgement of Paris
Pencil, Grey-brown wash on laid paper. XVIII century
Camarón, José
The Judgement of Paris
Pencil, Grey-brown wash on laid paper. XVIII century
Camarón, José

Dibujo en el que se representa a Paris, sentado en una roca de perfil a la izquierda de la composición, tiende la manzana a Venus, semidesnuda en el centro. A la derecha, Minerva con el casco y lanza, [+]

The Judgement of Paris
Pencil, Pencil ground, Grey-brown ink, White lead, Wash on blue paper. Early Finales del siglo XVI - XVII century
Anonymous (Circle Of Villamena, Francesco)
The Judgement of Paris
Pencil, Pencil ground, Grey-brown ink, White lead, Wash on blue paper. Early Finales del siglo XVI - XVII century
Anonymous (Circle Of Villamena, Francesco)

This drawing appears to be by Villena as other drawings, though it lacks and old inscription giving it to Villamena. [+]

Mercury and Argus
Pencil, Grey wash on white paper. Late XVII century
Anonymous
Mercury and Argus
Pencil, Grey wash on white paper. Late XVII century
Anonymous

Dibujo en el que se representa a la izquierda a Io, convertida en vaca. Argos sentado y dormido se apoya en su cayado, mientras que Mercurio desenvaina la espada, arrodillado a sus pies. Es, posibleme [+]

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