Bellini: Orpheus, at the Natl. Gallery, Washington. Cowley's Plantarum epigraph is an ironic echo of Orpheus in Ovid's Metamorphoses 10.397: "I have a cure made up of herbs and verse."
||Bellini: The Feast of the Gods, at the Natl. Gallery, Washington. Both the Orpheus and a Feast of the Gods hung in Charles I's Whitehall (F. R. Shapley, Catalogue of the Italian Paintings [Washington, 1979] 1.46-48).|
|Some Labors of Hercules (ancient scenes with additional Web-links)||Tintoretto: Origin of the Milky Way, National Gallery, London (see online discussion and additional images); the virtual painting forms part of a Swarthmore Web-gallery devoted to Hercules.|
|Cosmic Coordinates / Empire Without End (commentary with additional Web-links)||Ovid: Metamorphoses Illustratae (1563) (Virgil Solis' moralized illustrations with additional Web-links)|