Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid CyclesModena, Galleria Estense (Niccolò dell'Abate, 1540)
Vergil Aeneid Book X: Aeneas and Pallas, son of Evander, come to support the Trojans in the camp, Pallas is killed by Turnusvv. 1-117: At the council of the gods Jupiter declares that the winner of the coming day will win the conflict
Vergil Aeneid Book X: Aeneas and Pallas, son of Evander, come to support the Trojans in the camp, Pallas is killed by Turnusvv. 276-286: Aeneas and his embassy return to support Ascanius, Turnus tries to prevent their landing
Vergil Aeneid Book X: Aeneas and Pallas, son of Evander, come to support the Trojans in the camp, Pallas is killed by Turnusvv. 888-908: Aeneas attacks the horse of Mezentius so that it throws him off, and then kills him with a sword
Vergil Aeneid Book X: Aeneas and Pallas, son of Evander, come to support the Trojans in the camp, Pallas is killed by Turnusvv. 812-820: After warning Lausus to desist from trying to rescue his father Mezentius, Aeneas kills him
Further details
The image does nto show the killing of Lausus, but his dead body in the left foreground
ARTIST/CREATOR
Abate, Niccolò dell' (1509-1571)
DATE
1540
LOCATION
Modena, Galleria Estense (inv. 578)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
10
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
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