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Bruegel's Landscape With Fall of Icarus

Bruegel's Landscape With Fall of Icarus ART AND IMAGES IN PSYCHIATRY SECTION EDITOR: JAMES C. HARRIS, MD [Daedalus] kissed his son, which he was destined never again to do, and rising on his wings, he flew on ahead, fearing for his companion...the boy began to rejoice in his bold flight and, de- serting his leader... directed his course to greater height. 1(lines 211-213,223-225) Ovid’s Metamorphoses Book VIII In Brueghel’s Icarus, for instance: how everything turns away/Quite leisurely from the disaster.../ Something amazing, a boy falling out of the sky. 2(p87) W. H. Auden’s poem “Muse´e Des Beaux Arts” IETER BRUEGEL’S (C 1525- Traditionally, in keeping with Ovid’s Minerva on the Acropolis. Perdix’s death 1569) satirical drawings text, artists show the astonishment of a was averted when Minerva changed him of the stories of Daeda- fisherman, a shepherd, and a plough- into a bird and clothed him in feathers P in mid air as he fell. lus, Icarus, and Perdix are man as they watch father and son in flight. Thus, Ovid teaches us that it was unique in their interpretation of Ovid’s Bruegel’s painting (cover) deviates en- Daedalus’ hubris in transgressing the Metamorphoses. In Book VIII, Ovid tells tirely from Ovid’s text and shows them http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Psychiatry American Medical Association

Bruegel's Landscape With Fall of Icarus

JAMA Psychiatry , Volume 68 (7) – Jul 1, 2011

Bruegel's Landscape With Fall of Icarus

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ART AND IMAGES IN PSYCHIATRY SECTION EDITOR: JAMES C. HARRIS, MD [Daedalus] kissed his son, which he was destined never again to do, and rising on his wings, he flew on ahead, fearing for his companion...the boy began to rejoice in his bold flight and, de- serting his leader... directed his course to greater height. 1(lines 211-213,223-225) Ovid’s Metamorphoses Book VIII In Brueghel’s Icarus, for instance: how everything turns away/Quite leisurely from the disaster.../ Something...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2011 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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2168-622X
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2168-6238
DOI
10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.69
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21727250
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ART AND IMAGES IN PSYCHIATRY SECTION EDITOR: JAMES C. HARRIS, MD [Daedalus] kissed his son, which he was destined never again to do, and rising on his wings, he flew on ahead, fearing for his companion...the boy began to rejoice in his bold flight and, de- serting his leader... directed his course to greater height. 1(lines 211-213,223-225) Ovid’s Metamorphoses Book VIII In Brueghel’s Icarus, for instance: how everything turns away/Quite leisurely from the disaster.../ Something amazing, a boy falling out of the sky. 2(p87) W. H. Auden’s poem “Muse´e Des Beaux Arts” IETER BRUEGEL’S (C 1525- Traditionally, in keeping with Ovid’s Minerva on the Acropolis. Perdix’s death 1569) satirical drawings text, artists show the astonishment of a was averted when Minerva changed him of the stories of Daeda- fisherman, a shepherd, and a plough- into a bird and clothed him in feathers P in mid air as he fell. lus, Icarus, and Perdix are man as they watch father and son in flight. Thus, Ovid teaches us that it was unique in their interpretation of Ovid’s Bruegel’s painting (cover) deviates en- Daedalus’ hubris in transgressing the Metamorphoses. In Book VIII, Ovid tells tirely from Ovid’s text and shows them

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JAMA PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 2011

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