The Dance of the Muses

Catalog Code: 
1- 1171
Description: 

Picture Puzzle Exchange puzzle #42 cut by Isabel Ayer, Boston, MA 1910s. Plywood, non-interlocking, cut extensively along color lines. A visitor to our website, Kate, Eastwood who is based in the UK, has advised us the painter is Guilio Romano (1496-1546) and the original painting hangs in the Pitti Palace in Florence with the full title "Dance of Apollo with the Muses".  ​ She has also supplied us with the names of tjhe Muses from left to right:  Calliope – Muse of Epic poetry, Clio – Muse of History, Erato – Muse of Lyric poetry, Melpomene – Muse of Tragedy, Terpsichore – Muse of Dance, Apollo – God of Fire and Music, Polyhymnia – Muse of Sublime Hymn, Euterpe – Muse of Music, Thalia – Muse of Comedy,Urania – Muse of Astronomy.  Thank you, Kate!

General Information
Maker: 
Date: 
1920
Width: 
16"
Height: 
7"
Container: 
box
Material: 
solidwood
Pieces Information
Pieces: 
231
Pieces Replaced: 
1
Colorline: 
yes
Interlock: 
no
Styles: 
Topics: 
Sale Status: 
Not for Sale