Dido's Death

Dublin Core

Title

Dido's Death

Artwork Item Type Metadata

Other Title

Dido's dood

Agent Name

Troost, Cornelis

Agent Role

artist

Agent Culture

Dutch

Date

1755-1758

Time Period

18th century

Technique

drawing

Work Type

drawing

Description

Cupid peeing on fire

Book

Book IV

Scene Depicted

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

Other Scene Depicted

96B3321 Iris cuts a lock from Dido's hair to release her soul

Institution

Rijksmuseum

Institution Location

Netherlands

Rights

Public Domain

Image Source

Rijksmuseum

Acquisition Method

Rijksmuseum API

URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10934/RM0001.COLLECT.511050

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Dido's Death,” Mirabile Visu, accessed September 16, 2019, http://artofaeneid.com/items/show/3622.