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Jupiter and Callisto

Early 17th century
Attributed to Karel Philips Spierincks, Flemish (active Rome), 1609 - 1639
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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