'The Calumny of Apelles', after the painting by Federico Zuccaro (Hampton Court Palace); central composition with the king/judge with ass's ears enthroned at left, gathered around him, Anger chained and blindfolded in the foreground, Minerva standing at far left, Calumny, a woman, shouting in his ear and holding out a torch, various monstrous and animal figures representing Envy at his feet; standing before the king, Deceit, a serpent-tailed male figure, pulls on the skin cloak of the defendant, a young man, who is accompanied by Mercury and Innocence, a naked woman holding an ermine-like animal, broken yoke on the ground before them; a scene of bestormed harvesters in the background; ornate frame with Minerva's shield at each corner. 1572, as re-issued in 1602 Engraving
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