Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
France
Saint-CloudChâteau (destroyed)Cabinet des Bijoux du Duc d'Orléans
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesSaint-Cloud, Château (Jean Cotelle, destroyed, late 17th or early 18th century)
Vergil Aeneid Book XII: Duel between Aeneas and Turnusvv. 391-423: While the physician Iapyx cleans Aeneas's wound, Venus helps by pouring Ambrosia over it
Further details
The series in Saint-Cloud consisted of eight paintings, de Tervarent was able to identify prints after six of them.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Desplaces, Louis (1682-1739) after Cotelle, Jean, the younger (1642-1708) Cotelle is not indicated as author reproduced in this engraving, but de Tervarent attributes it to him for stylistic reasons
DATE
early 18th century
LOCATION
n/a
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
5
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Guy de Tervarent, Présence de Virgile dans l'art, Beaux-Art 12, fasc. 2, Brussels 1967, pl. 19
Contact
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