Réf : 71119
Renaud and Armide the enchantress - Large oil on copper circa 1700
The story of love between the magician Armide and the crusader Renaud is told in song XIV, from Jerusalem delivered from the Tasse, and knew a great popular notoriety in the 17th and 18th century, it will be the argument of several operas.
Young and beautiful magician, princess of Damascus, Armide is charged by his uncle king of this city to fight the army of Godefroy broth trying to conquer Jerusalem.
She manages to seduce many crusaders that she kills or changes into animals.
The subject represents the precise moment when looking at each other in the crystal mirror everyone does not see the image of [...]