Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book II: Aeneas recounts the sack of Troyvv. 721-741: Aeneas fleeing TroyWith Anchises, Ascanius and Creusa
Vergil Aeneid Book II: Aeneas recounts the sack of Troyvv. 692-298: After the prayer of Anchises a shooting-star appears
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Clergy CardinalsBonvisi, Bonviso (1551-1603, Cardinal 1599)
SOCIAL LIFE
Education
Thesis prints
Further details
Design for a thesis sheet, the star may allude to Bonviso Cardinal Bonvisi (from Lucca, created 17 March 1599, died 1 September 1603)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Northern Italian
DATE
circa 1600
LOCATION
London, Christie's (lot 38) (9 November 1956)
Rights and permissions
Image reproduced by kind permission of Christie's Ltd
Contact
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