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Object: Interficit Apollo coronidem
Series: Villa Aldobrandina Tusculana sive varii illius hortorum et frontium prospectus
Plate 20: Apollo slaying Coronis, after the fresco designed by Domenichino for the Villa Aldobrandini; the unfaithful nymph lies in the right foreground of a landscape, tugging at the arrow piercing her chest, while above Apollo swoops down from the sky, bow in hand. 1647
- Production date
Height: 302 millimetres
Width: 148 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1972,U.184.1 for comment on the series.
The painting is part of a series of frescoes executed by Domenichino and his assistants in the Stanza di Apollo in the garden pavilion of the Villa Aldobrandini. The original fresco has since been transferred onto canvas and is now in the National Gallery (NG6284). See Spear, 'Domenichino', 1982, vol. I, cat. No.51. This scene is Spear 51.x.
- Not on display
- Prints and Drawings
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