Acis and Galatea Discovered by Polyphemus

Tapestry | 316.5 x 253cm | c. 1680 - c. 1684

Manufacture Royale des Gobelins

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.

Object: BK-1959-59-B

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