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Apollo killing the Cyclops

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DOMENICHINO and assistants , 1581 - 1641

Apollo killing the Cyclops


Date: 1616-18
Medium: Fresco, transferred to canvas and mounted on board
Dimensions: 316.3 x 190.4 cm
Acquisition credit: Bought, 1958

For the subject of this fresco (now transferred to canvas mounted on board) see Apollodorus, 'Library' (3: 10). Apollo slew the one-eyed race of giants, the Cyclops, because they had provided Zeus with the thunderbolts which killed his son, Aesculapius.

At the right, in the foreground, is a dwarf in chains. The classical scene is painted partly as a trompe-l'oeil tapestry. The dwarf's head is the portion most acceptably by Domenichino, and may be a portrait.

Subjects

Mythological

Themes

Anger

Keywords

Food, People, Fruits, Adults, Dwarf, Men, Animal, Fruit, Males, Aiming, Eating, Escaping, Running, Shooting, Weapons, Mythological, Outdoor, Cat, Anger, Fury, Conflict, Cruelty, Plate, Arrows, Bows, Dead Man, 4 People, Vertical, Outside, Outdoors, Exterior, Exteriors, Open air, Openair, Mythology, Legend, Group, Dead Body, Died, Corpse, Dead, Deceased, Dead Person, Four people, Weapon, Bows and Arrows, Aims, Aim, Run, Runs, Eat, Eats, Angry, Furious, Rage, Cruel, Apollo, killing, kill, kills, killed, Cyclops, one-eyed giants, giant, tapestry, chained, chains, chain, leftovers, Other Italian

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This image is part of the group:

"Villa Aldobrandini Frescoes"

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