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Apollo slaying Coronis

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DOMENICHINO and assistants , 1581 - 1641

Apollo slaying Coronis


Date: 1616-18
Medium: Fresco, transferred to canvas and mounted on board
Dimensions: 199.4 x 89.5 cm
Acquisition credit: Bought, 1958

Coronis, loved by Apollo, was unfaithful to the god. Apollo's bird, the raven, revealed her infidelity to him and Apollo thereupon slew her. (Ovid, 'Metamorphoses' 2:600 ff).

The lower half of this composition is of much higher quality in execution.

Subjects

Mythological

Themes

Anger

Keywords

People, Flying, Shooting, Tree, Weapons, Man, Woman, Mythological, Anger, Fury, Jealousy, Distrust, Hate, Suspicious, Untrustworthy, Love, Arrows, Bows, Dead Woman, 2 People, Vertical, Mythology, Legend, Two people, Adult, Male, Female, Lady, Weapon, Bows and Arrows, Dead Body, Died, Corpse, Dead, Deceased, Dead Person, Angry, Furious, Rage, Jealous, Hatred, Suspicion, Suspiciousness, Apollo, Coronis, Revenge, Vengeance, Unfaithful, Kill, Killing, Kills, Killed, Killer, Slayed, Slay, Slays, Slaying, Passion, Distrust, infidelity, infidel, Betrayal, Betray

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This image is part of the group:

"Villa Aldobrandini Frescoes"

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