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Mythology (Classics 42)

Art Lecture V: Woodcuts and Engravings of Ovid's Metamorphoses (from UVM Rare Book Collection, continued in Art Lecture VII)


Artist and Edition:
Anonymous: Raphael Regius (died 1520), Venice ca. 1513

Vergilius Solis (1514-1562): Johann Postius von Gemersheim, Frankfurt, 1563

Wilhelm Bauer (1600-1642): Nuremberg, 1670, 1687

Anonymous copperplate and Martin Bouche (1640-1693), and Peter Paul Bouche (born 1646) Clouwet: J.V. Vondel, translator, and Pieter DuRyer, commentator, Amsterdam, 1703

Bernard Picart (1673-1733) and other able masters: English translation from French of Abbot Banier, Amsterdam, 1732

Slide description

BOOK I

BOOK II
BOOK III
BOOK IV
BOOK V
BOOK VI
BOOK VII
BOOK VIII
Drawings by Melissa Burns of Ovid, Metamorphoses BOOK I (Spring 1978)
  • The Creation (I. 5 ff.)
  • The Golden Age (I. 90 ff.)
  • The Age of Silver (I. 113 ff.)
  • The Bronze and Iron Ages (I. 125 ff.)
  • Jove's Intervention (I. 163 ff.)
  • The Story of Lycaon (I. 209 ff.)
  • The Flood (I. 262 ff.)
  • Deucalion and Pyrrha (I. 313 ff.)
  • Apollo and Daphne (I. 452 ff.)
  • Jove and Io (I. 588 ff.)

    Art Lecture I
    Art Lecture II
    Art Lecture III
    Art Lecture lV
    Art Lecture V
    Art Lecture VI
    Art Lecture VII


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