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Object: Interficit Apollo coronidem
Series: Villa Aldobrandina Tusculana sive varii illius hortorum et frontium prospectus
Plate 21: the flaying of Marsyas, after the fresco designed by Domenichino for the Villa Aldobrandini; with Marsyas tied to a tree in the centre foreground of a landscape, Apollo on the right leaning forward and starting to tear the satyr's flesh with a knife, and surrounding them several horror-struck figures. 1647
- Production date
Height: 248 millimetres
Width: 372 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 in the Stanza di Apollo in the garden pavilion of the Villa Aldobrandini; the fresco representing the flaying of Marsyas has since been transferred onto canvas and is now in the National Gallery (NG6288). For Domenichino's frescoes see Spear, 'Domenichino', 1982, vol. I, cat. No.51. This scene is Spear 51.i.
- Not on display
- Prints and Drawings
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