His wife Ops eventually hid his sixth child and third son, Jupiter , on the island of Crete, deceiving Saturn by offering a stone wrapped in swaddling in his place. Unlike the painting, the myths usually portray Saturn/Kronos swallowing his children, and later vomiting them up alive after swallowing the stone, rather than violently ...
- 143.5 cm × 81.4 cm (56.5 in × 32.0 in)
- Francisco Goya
- c. 1820–1823
To prevent this, Saturn ate his children moments after each was born. His wife Ops eventually hid his third son, Jupiter, on the island of Crete, and deceived Saturn by offering a stone wrapped in swaddling in his place. Jupiter eventually supplanted his father Saturn, just as the prophecy had predicted.
Description Name: Saturn Devouring his Son (1819-23) (Saturno devorando a su hijo) Artist: Goya (1746-1828) Medium: Mural painting transferred to canvas Genre: Mythological painting Movement: Romanticism Location: Prado Museum, Madrid For an interpretation of other pictures from the nineteenth century, see: Analysis of Modern Paintings (1800-2000).
18 dic 2010 · 167K views 12 years ago. Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Saturn Devouring One Of His Sons, 1821-1823, 143.5 x 81.4 cm (Prado, Madrid) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker Show more. Show ...
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The painting Saturn Devouring His Son was completed in the year 1636. The painting shows that it was done under the influence of two people – Michelangelo and Galileo. Galileo with the help of his telescope discovers Saturn and two other stars aligned close to it.
1 gen 2016 · Saturn devouring a Son 1636 - 1638. Oil on canvas. Room 079 Portrayed as an old man in accordance with the conventional method that was faithful to prevailing iconographic precepts, in his right hand the god Saturn clasps a scythe, his inveterate attribute, using it to steady himself.