Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book XI: Mourning and new war, Camilla fights for Turnus and is killedvv. 648-664: Camilla and her maidens in battle against the Trojans
Further details
The motif of the figure stopping the horse is reminiscent of Camilla's fight against the son of Aunus, but it is clearly a woman who sits on horseback
ARTIST/CREATOR
Abate, Niccolò dell' (1509-1571)
DATE
2nd quarter 16th century - 3rd quarter 16th century
LOCATION
Bologna, Pinacoteca Nazionale
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Heinrich Bodmer Bequest
Contact
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