Plate 111: Aesacus and Hesperia; on a sea shore at centre, the nymph Hesperia lies dying on the ground, face down, a poisonous snake at her feet; to the left, Aesacus runs towards her, with arms outstretched, holding a bow in his right hand; beyond, the prefiguration of Aesacus plunging into the sea from a cliff can be seen; the bird below him represents his transformation by Tethys, the figure submerged in water with her arms outstretched; further beyond, the sea, with a rocky island and a coastline; at left, rocks and a tree. 1641
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