Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
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. 393-401: Venus tells Aeneas that his men have landed safely, just as swans in the air had not been disturbed by an eagle
Vergil Aeneid CyclesTapestries, Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum (Brussels, 17th century)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Brugghen, Jan van der (active Brussels, 17th century)
DATE
2nd half 17th century
LOCATION
Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ernst Ritter von Birk, Inventar der im Besitze des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses befindlichen Niederländer Tapeten und Gobelins (Fortsetzung und Schluß), Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses 2 (1884), p. 167-220, p. 194, no. LXXXIV, 1
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