Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 642-666: Dido stabs herself with Aeneas's swordDido stabs herself, seated or reclining on her and Aeneas's bed
Further details
Probably identical to a painting sold Amsterdam, Christie's, 9 May (see Rijksbureau voor kunsthistorische documentatie)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Houbraken, Arnold (1660-1719)
DATE
late 17th century - 1st quarter 18th century
LOCATION
Utrecht, Rijksmuseum Catharijneconvent
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RELATIONS
Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie
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