Illustrates - evidence of nature in support of Greek myths: 'katabathra' were underground rivers and caverns, some of which were said to have been opened/blocked by Hercules.
A Katabathra of Lake Copais by Edward Dodwell, 18051805
© British Museum
- 33 x 45 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £6,000 ( Total: £14,000)
- Acquired in:
- Martyn Gregory Gallery
Shows cave from the inside looking out.
Descendant of the artist's sister; sale, Ritchies, Toronto, 3 Dec 1996, lot 183, est. $2,000-$3,000 (Cdn), bt. Martyn Gregory, London, for $16,000 (Cdn).