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 Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 441-452: Aeneas awaiting Dido in the temple of Juno and admiring its paintings
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 520-578: Dido receives Ilioneus
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 657-688: Venus commands Amor to disgusise as Ascanius
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 418-440: The invisible Aeneas admires the Carthagians building their city
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 695-696: Amor, disguised as Ascanius, carries gifts for Dido
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 631-632: Dido welcomes Aeneas to her palace
Vergil Aeneid Book I: Storm, landing in Libya, arrival in Carthago, meeting with Didovv. 691-694: Venus takes the sleeping Ascanius to Idalium so that Amor can act in his stead
Vergil Aeneid CyclesCassone panelsHannover, Landesgalerie (on loan from the Museum August Kestner), inv. KM 308-309 (two panels, Apollonio di Giovanni, Mid-15th century)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Apollonio di Giovanni (Dido Master, born 1415 or 1417, died 1465) (workshop)
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Hannover, Niedersächsische Landesmuseum, Landesgalerie (inv. KM 30)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ellen Callmann, Apollonio di Giovanni, Oxford 1974, pp. 68-69, no. 35
Contact
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