TIBALDI, Pellegrino
(b. 1527, Puria (Valsolda), d. 1596, Milano)

Shipwreck (scene 7)

1550-51
Fresco
Stanza di Ulisse, Palazzo Poggi, Bologna

Following the slaughter of the holy cattle of the sun god, Zeus, the father of the gods, vengefully intervenes, capsizing the boat of the Greeks in a storm at sea. Odysseus sees his companions thrown to their death.