Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Ixion
Ixion on the wheel
Tityus
Tityus in Tartarus, having his liver eaten by a vulture
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesModena, Galleria Estense (Niccolò dell'Abate, 1540)
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 716-886: The prophecy of Anchises
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 175-178, 212-235: Burial of Misenus
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 206-211: Aeneas breaks the golden bough
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 268-294: Encounter with hellish monsters
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 295-336: The souls of the unburied
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 337-383: Encounter with the shadow of Palinurus
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 384-416: Crossing of the Styx
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 417-425: Passing of Cerberus
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 548-627: Punishments of Tartarus
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 679-702: Encounter of Aeneas and Anchises
Vergil Aeneid Book VI: Aeneas in the underworldvv. 262-263: Aeneas and the Sibyl enter the underworld
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Abate, Niccolò dell' (1509-1571)
DATE
1540
LOCATION
Modena, Galleria Estense (inv. 608)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
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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RELATIONS
Gallerie Estensi
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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