Pyramus and Thisbe from Metamorphoses, second anonymous French translation (Ovide moralisé). Made in Netherlands, last quarter of 15th Century.Royal 17 E IV   f. 55

Pyramus and Thisbe from Metamorphoses, second anonymous French translation (Ovide moralisé). Made in Netherlands, last quarter of 15th Century.Royal 17 E IV f. 55

Pyramus and Thisbē are two characters of Roman mythology, whose love story of ill-fated lovers is also a sentimental romance. The tale is told by Ovid in his Metamorphoses.

Pyramus and Thisbē are two characters of Roman mythology, whose love story of ill-fated lovers is also a sentimental romance. The tale is told by Ovid in his Metamorphoses.

Gebhard Boos (German, 1730/31–1814). Pyramus and Thisbe, ca. 1775-80. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, H. Rodes and Patricia Hart Gift, and Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, by exchange, 2001 (2001.639).

Gebhard Boos (German, 1730/31–1814). Pyramus and Thisbe, ca. 1775-80. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, H. Rodes and Patricia Hart Gift, and Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, by exchange, 2001 (2001.639).

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The story of Pyramus and Thisbe from BNF Lat. 15158, 1289  http://warburg01.cch.kcl.ac.uk/fileadmin/images/f/Classical_myth_med1.pdf

The story of Pyramus and Thisbe from BNF Lat. 15158, 1289 http://warburg01.cch.kcl.ac.uk/fileadmin/images/f/Classical_myth_med1.pdf

Pyramus and Thisbe are in love from childhood.They plan to elope.Thisbe  arrives first at the Mulberry bush outside of the city, a lioness walked by with her jaws covered in blood from a previous kill . Thisbe, frightened at her sight, ran to a nearby cave. Pyramus walked by and saw a cloak, his gift to her, covered in blood and torn to pieces with the footprints of the lioness left behind. He thought that his only love had been killed by a hungry lion,and took his own life with a sword.

Pyramus and Thisbe are in love from childhood.They plan to elope.Thisbe arrives first at the Mulberry bush outside of the city, a lioness walked by with her jaws covered in blood from a previous kill . Thisbe, frightened at her sight, ran to a nearby cave. Pyramus walked by and saw a cloak, his gift to her, covered in blood and torn to pieces with the footprints of the lioness left behind. He thought that his only love had been killed by a hungry lion,and took his own life with a sword.

Pyramus and Thisbe about 1515 - 1520 Lucas Cranach the Elder Staatsgalerie in der Neuen Residenz Bamberg DE_BStGS_13707 FR (1978) No.: FR110B Dimensions of support: 58 x 39.2 cm

Pyramus and Thisbe about 1515 - 1520 Lucas Cranach the Elder Staatsgalerie in der Neuen Residenz Bamberg DE_BStGS_13707 FR (1978) No.: FR110B Dimensions of support: 58 x 39.2 cm

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