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, standing on a funeral pyre
Vergil Aeneid Book IV: Love of Dido and Aeneas, after Aeneas's departure Dido kills herselfvv. 702-705: Iris cuts a lock out of Dido's hair, allowing her to die
Modern
Petrarca, FrancescoDe remediis utriusque fortunae CyclesPetrarch Master, Augsburg, probably around 1520 (printed only later)
Petrarca, FrancescoDe remediis utriusque fortunae Unhappy fortunecap. 120: Untimely death
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Petrarch Master (active early 16th century)
DATE
circa 1520
LOCATION
Unknown location
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Petrarca, FrancescoTrostspiegel in Glück und Unglück, Frankfurt (Bringer), 1620, p. 360
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
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