Lykische Bauern, von Zeus auf Bitte der Leto in Frösche verwandelt, Bartholomäus Spranger
Bartholomäus Spranger
Lykische Bauern, von Zeus auf Bitte der Leto in Frösche verwandelt
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Lykische Bauern, von Zeus auf Bitte der Leto in Frösche verwandelt, 1597


Blatt
144 x 88 mm
Inventory Number
2964
Object Number
2964 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Lykische Bauern, von Zeus auf Bitte der Leto in Frösche verwandelt
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Nicht vorhanden

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Ovid: Metamorphosen, 6, 317-381

Iconclass

Primary
  • 97E4 Lycian farmers changed into frogs: Latona changes Lycian farmers into frogs, because while they were weeding a marsh, they prevented her and her children from quenching their thirst (Ovid, Metamorphoses VI 369)
  • 31AA14(+53) human figure of ideal proportions, e.g. academic nude - AA - female human figure (+ sitting)

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31.03.2021