Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesModena, Galleria Estense (Niccolò dell'Abate, 1540)
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 779-827: Venus asks Neptune to calm the sea, he promises it
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 84-93: A serpent appears during the sacrifice at Anchises's tomb
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 575-603: Games in the honour of Anchises: Mock battle
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 604-619: Iris, sent by Juno, comes down to persuade the Trojans to settle in Sicily
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 854-860: Palinurus, the pilot of Aeneas, is lulled into sleep and falls into the sea
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 114-243: Games in honour of Anchises: ship race
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 426-460: Games in honour of Anchises: The ancient Sicilian Entellus in a boxing match against Dares
Vergil Aeneid Book V: Games in honour of Anchises on Sicily, journey towards Italyvv. 485-518: Games in honour of Anchises: Archery
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Abate, Niccolò dell' (1509-1571)
DATE
1540
LOCATION
Modena, Galleria Estense (inv. 607)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
5
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Walter Bombe, Gli affreschi dell'Eneide di Niccolò dellAbate nel Palazzo di Scandiano, Bollettino d'Arte 10 (1931), pp. 529-553
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