Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 157-179: The Trojans land in Libya
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 314-334: Venus appears to Aeneas and Achates as Virgin Huntress
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 402-414: Venus disappears from Aeneas and Achates
Vergil Aeneid CyclesCassone panelsNew Haven, Yale University Art Gallery (Apollonio di Giovanni, Mid-15th century)
Further details
Detail from the right margin, showing the Trojans landing and Aeneas and Achates with Venus as huntress as well as the disappearing of Venus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Apollonio di Giovanni (Dido Master, born 1415 or 1417, died 1465)
DATE
1450 - 1460
LOCATION
New Haven, CT, Yale University Art Gallery (inv. 1871.34)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Paul Schubring, Cassoni, Leipzig 1915-1923, no. 223; Ellen Callmann, Apollonio di Giovanni, Oxford 1974, pp. 54-55, no. 6
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RELATIONS
Yale University Art Gallery
Contact
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