Vignette 18

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Vignette 18 represents a very graceful figure of Phryxus crossing the Hellespont, which was a favourite subject with the ancients.

There is another, with an azure glory on his head, in the Pantheon. The figure of Helle in the water would have extended this picture too much for a vignette, and is, in the original, not intended as a principal object, nor much detailed ; it is therefore omitted.