Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Abduction of Ganymede (detail)

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Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

The picture of the shepherd boy Ganymede, abducted and taken to Olympus by the father of the gods (in the guise of an eagle), was intended for the same setting as the painting of the nymph Io. Correggio makes skilful use of the narrow format, employing both movement and foreshortening with

Keywords

Vienna, Austria, Italy, Style: Italian Mannerist, School: Mannerist, Movement: Mannerism, oil paintings --

Subject: topical

Style: Italian Mannerist; School: Mannerist; Movement: Mannerism; oil paintings --

Subject: geographic

Vienna, Austria; Italy

Time Period

Ca. 1530

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Genre

picture

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-LIF0348

Abduction of Ganymede (detail)

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