Appel à Communication : « Ovid’s Metamorphoses in the art of the 17th century» (Boston, RSA, 31 mars–2 avril 2016)

TitianThe 17th century was a period of numerous editions of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, its translation into other languages and travesty, often developing the themes known from the Latin work.

This session aims at investigating the influence of the original poem, or its new variations, on art, namely graphics, drawing, painting, sculpture, etc. In illustrated editions an important role was played by the relationship between word and image/text and prints, which could be a model for other works. The session seeks papers which will deal with these issues through a formal analysis and/or iconographic and iconological one.

The subject for consideration will not only be the ways of presenting popular myths from the ancient . . . → En lire plus