Acis and Galatea Discovered by Polyphemus, Manufacture Royale des Gobelins, c. 1680 - c. 1684

Acis and Galatea Discovered by Polyphemus, Manufacture Royale des Gobelins, c. 1680 - c. 1684

tapestry, h 316.5cm More details

The lovers Acis and Galatea were discovered by the one-eyed Cyclops Polyphemus, who was enamoured with Galatea. He would later kill Acis with a boulder, whereupon the young man was transformed into a river.

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This work belongs to Acis and Galatea Discovered by Polyphemus (BK-1959-59-B)

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