Titian : poesie

Titian : a series of mythological paintings classified by the term “poesie” intended for King Philip II of Spain taking subjects from the Roman poet Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Danaë, delivered to Philip in 1553, now Wellington Collection
Venus and Adonis, delivered 1554, Museo del Prado
Perseus and Andromeda, c. 1554–1556, Wallace Collection
Diana and Actaeon, 1556–1559, London’s National Gallery and the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh
Diana and Callisto, 1556–1559, London’s National Gallery and the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh
The Rape of Europa, c. 1560–1562, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
The Death of Actaeon, c. 1559-1575, never delivered, National Gallery London