Category: art history

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Hercules and Omphale by François Perrier

French, 1646

oil on canvas

private collection

Design by François Perrier for the title page of Segmenta Nobilium Signorum et Statuarum, a volume of engravings after ancient statues published in 1638

Royal Collection Trust

Jupiter and Semele by François Perrier

French, possibly 1630s

oil on canvas

private collection

The Triumph of Neptune (and detail) by François Perrier

French, c. 1639-1643

oil on canvas

private collection

The Wedding Feast of Cupid and Psyche and The Admission of Psyche to Olympia by François Perrier after Raphael 

French, c. 1635

etching with engraving on laid paper

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Phineas Interrupting the Wedding of Perseus and Andromeda by Frans Francken II 

Flemish, 17th century

oil on copper

private collection

Pyramus and Thisbe in a Wooded Landscape, attributed to Frans Francken I

Flemish, 16th or 17th century

oil on panel

private collection

Dutch school, early 17th century 


Four roundels depicting classical figures, possibly representing the four seasons, by the circle of Antonio Zucchi

Italian, painted c. 1770 for Dyffryn Aled, Llansannan, Denbighshire 

oil on canvas

private collection x