Bernardino Luini (artist)|
Italian, c. 1480 - 1532
Cephalus Hiding the Jewels, c. 1520/1522
overall: 221.6 x 150.2 cm (87 1/4 x 59 1/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
Object 2 of 9
Regretting his rash actions, Cephalus buries the jewels he used to trick his wife. Possibly combining different narratives from the poem and play, Luini depicted the prince digging in the ground twice.
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