Minerva's Visit to the Muses
Painting by Joos de Momper / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Minerva's Visit to the Muses is an oil on oak panel painting by Flemish painter Joos de Momper. The painting depicts a scene from Ovid's Metamorphoses, which tells of Minerva visiting the muses on Mount Helicon, to listen to their song and see the Hippocrene. In the painting, the scene takes place in a wooded mountain side. At the same time, a pastel, distant landscape is depicted in the background. The painting is currently housed at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp.
Painting by Joos de Momper
|Minerva's Visit to the Muses|
|Artist||Joos de Momper|
|Year||Late 16th century or early 17th century|
|Medium||Oil on panel|
|Dimensions||140 cm × 55.1 cm (199 in × 78.3 in)|
|Location||Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp|