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Scenes from the Story of the Argonauts  1482

by Biagio d'Antonio

In this and its companion panel, the story of Jason and the Argonauts unfolds in a continuous narrative. In the first panel, Jason is charged by King Pelias to retrieve the Golden Fleece. Jason then mounts his horse and consults the centaur Chiron on Mount Pelion together with Hercules and Orpheus. In the distance is Jason's ship, the Argo. [br] In this panel, King Aëetes...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art