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Apollo pursuing Daphne

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You are viewing image NG6287

DOMENICHINO and assistants , 1581 - 1641

Apollo pursuing Daphne

Date: 1616-18
Medium: Fresco, transferred to canvas and mounted on board
Dimensions: 311.8 x 189.2 cm
Acquisition credit: Bought, 1958

For the subject see Ovid, 'Metamorphoses' (1). Daphne, pursued by Apollo, cries for help to her father, the river God Peneus. He transforms her into a laurel bush as Apollo reaches her.

Generally considered an autograph work.




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This image is part of the group:

"Villa Aldobrandini Frescoes"

Other images in group:

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The Judgement of Midas
The Transformation of Cyparissus
Apollo pursuing Daphne
The Flaying of Marsyas
Apollo and Neptune advising Laomedon
Apollo killing the Cyclops
Mercury stealing the Herds of Admetus