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dc.contributor.authorBarry, James (Irish painter, printmaker, and lithographer, 1741-1806, active in England)
dc.coverage.spatialGraves Art Gallery (Sheffield, England)
dc.date.accessioned2008-02-02T10:32:46Z
dc.date.available2008-02-02T10:32:46Z
dc.date.createdc. 1785-1805
dc.date.issued1983
dc.identifier.citationWilliam L. Pressly, 'James Barry: Artist as Hero', London: The Tate Gallery, 1983, p 142-143, no 86en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2262/13558
dc.descriptionIn this canvas Barry returned to the subject of Jupiter and Juno on Mount Ida, an earlier version of which he had already exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1773, executing a print after it in 1777 (cgjc0770). In this later interpretation Barry looks to Giulio Romano's drawing of Jupiter and Juno as a source. In this instance he far outstrips his model, creating a scene of sublime drama in place of Giulio's flirtatious couple. In a scene from Homer's 'Illiad', Juno is shown seducing Jupiter in order to put him to sleep that she may aid the Greek army unhindered. Its radical close-up focus and sense of a highly constricted space give the painting an emotional impact of almost overwhelming intensity. (Pressly, 142-3)en
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dc.format.mediumoil paint (pigmented coating)en
dc.format.mimetypeimage/jpeg
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherThe Tate Galleryen
dc.subject.lcshArt, Irishen
dc.subject.lcshPainting, Irishen
dc.subject.lcshArt and mythology pictorial works.en
dc.subject.lcshJuno (Roman deity)en
dc.subject.lcshJupiter (Roman deity) Art.en
dc.subject.lcshSeduction in arten
dc.subject.lcshHomer Characters Gods.en
dc.titleJupiter and Juno on Mount Idaen
dc.typeImageen
dc.contributor.roleartisten
dc.coverage.cultureIrishen
dc.format.extentdimensions101.5 cm x 127 cm
dc.format.supportcanvasen
dc.subject.period18th century
dc.type.workpaintingen


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