Jupiter and Callisto
Attributed to Karel Philips Spierincks, Flemish (active Rome), 1609 - 1639
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At left, Jupiter, disguised as Diana, goddess of the hunt, embraces the nymph Callisto. Callisto reappears in the distance being dragged by the hair by Jupiter's jealous wife, Juno, who can be identified by her characteristic chariot and peacocks.
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