The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus
Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmusca. 1615
175 x 251 mm (6.9 x 9.9 in.)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, (1558–1617)
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- illustration - The art or process of providing illustrations. [March 1993 lead-in term added. May 1991 scope note added.]
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- literature (writings)
- nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
- plate Dimensions: 175 x 251 mm (6.9 x 9.9 in.)
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Anonymous, Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, (1558–1617) . The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus, ca. 1615. From Metamorphoses (illustrations for the work by Ovid). Engraving on laid paper. plate : 175 x 251 mm (6.9 x 9.9 in.). DAC accession number 19188.8.131.52. Purchase funds, 1968. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston) .
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