The Death of Dido

Dublin Core

Title

The Death of Dido

Artwork Item Type Metadata

Agent Name

Preti, Mattia

Agent Role

artist

Agent Culture

Italian

Date

1675

Time Period

17th 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

96B332 death of Dido; she climbs the funeral pyre and falls upon the sword of Aeneas

Institution

Musee des Beaux-Arts, Chambery

Institution Location

France

Rights

Public Domain

Image Source

Wikimedia

Acquisition Method

Reid

URL

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Morte_di_Didone_-_M._Preti.jpg

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

“The Death of Dido,” Mirabile Visu: Art of the Aeneid, accessed October 20, 2021, http://artofaeneid.com/items/show/3596.