Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1795-1850

GUSN

GUSN-17345

Description

Painting entitled "Apollo and Muses on Mount Parnassus" at base on surround. Classical figures arranged before landscape. Painting concepts based largely on the ancient classical and Renaissance format of figures contained in a pyramid in the center of painting. The female figures are grouped symmetrically beneath and on either side of the Apollo. Apollo playing lyre.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Classical
mythology (literary genre)
Oil
Glass
Painted
Mythology
Classical Figure
PICTURE, ALLEGORY

People and Organizations

Mount Parnassus
Apollo

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

27 x 35.125 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1958.48

Reference Notes

Sanzio, Raphael. Parnassus. [No Publisher].