Perseus and Andromeda 
Lambert Sustris

[This panel] depicts Perseus freeing the naked Andromeda from the rock to which she has been tied, whilst the sea monster Cetus lurks nearby. In the background is the famed winged horse Pegasus, whom Perseus is often depicted with. Andromeda had been offered as a sacrifice to appease the monster, sent by Neptune to punish her mother’s boast that she and her daughter were more beautiful than the Nereids. Spotting the maiden chained to the rocks, Perseus killed Cetus and he and Andromeda were later married.

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Perseus and Andromeda

Lambert Sustris

[This panel] depicts Perseus freeing the naked Andromeda from the rock to which she has been tied, whilst the sea monster Cetus lurks nearby. In the background is the famed winged horse Pegasus, whom Perseus is often depicted with. Andromeda had been offered as a sacrifice to appease the monster, sent by Neptune to punish her mother’s boast that she and her daughter were more beautiful than the Nereids. Spotting the maiden chained to the rocks, Perseus killed Cetus and he and Andromeda were later married.

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    Lambert Sustris (c. 1515-1520 – c. 1584): Perseus and Andromeda.
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