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The death of Meleager; fate has caught up with him and Meleager is lying dead at right foreground, his spear beside him, Diana is seen emerging from the clouds in a chariot drawn by two birds, at right three hounds are pursuing the boar into the surrounding woodland
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, on brown paper
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Height: 107 millimetres
Width: 149 millimetres
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- See comment for 1846,0509.192.
López Torrijos describest this drawing as 'Venus approaching the dead Adonis.
R. López Torrijos, 'La mitologia en la pintura española del Siglo de Oro', Madrid, 1985, fig.119, p.291; H. E. Wethey, 'Alonso Cano's drawings', Art Bulletin, 1952, vol.34, pp.233-34.
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