Aeneas Abandoning Dido

Dublin Core

Title

Aeneas Abandoning Dido

Artwork Item Type Metadata

Agent Name

Batoni, Pompeo

Agent Role

artist

Agent Culture

Italian

Date

1747

Time Period

18th century

Material

oil on canvas

Technique

painting

Work Type

painting

Book

Book IV

Scene Depicted

96B3 the tragedy of Dido (Virgil, Aeneid IV)

Other Scene Depicted

96B331 Aeneas has his fleet put into readiness; complaints of Dido

Rights

Public Domain

Image Source

The Athanaeum

Acquisition Method

Reid

URL

http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=172239

Text Reference

Reid, Jane Davidson, and Chris Rohmann. The Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Oxford University Press, 1993.

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Aeneas Abandoning Dido,” Mirabile Visu: Art of the Aeneid, accessed October 20, 2021, http://artofaeneid.com/items/show/3594.