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The memory of bad people will vanish, despite ordering many artworks of themselves
Molanus argues that people will be recorded for their virtues, as the case of Apelles’ paintings of Alexander the Great demonstrates.
ConflictIconoclasm/Critic to image cult
SubjectAlexander the Great ; Apelles ; Lysipus
Slander in art
Molanus criticises the ease with which slander is believed and argues that art can instruct Christians about good moral behaviour, as the Calumny of Apelles demonstrates.
ConflictSacred vs. profane imagery
SubjectAllegory of Calumny ; Apelles