Phaethon, challenged by Epaphus and his playmates, sought assurance from his mother that his father was the sun god Helios. She gave him the requested assurance and told him to turn to his father for confirmation. ... Phaethon fell to earth and was killed in the process.
Leaf 39.5 x 26.4 cm
Fine later hand colour.
Published in 1615.
One of a suite of engravings produced for Philostrates' "Les Images ou Tableaux de platte peinture des deux Philostrates Sophistes grecs et les statues de Callistrate" which were to prove to be extremely influential throughout the 17th Century.
- Antoine Caron (French, Beauvais 1521–1599 Paris); Thomas de Leu (1560–1612) - Large Folio
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- Hand coloured engraving - Fall of Phaethon - Greek mythology - 1615
- Gouache, Gravur
- Signiert in der Platte
- In gutem Zustand
- Verkauf mit Rahmen