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Creator:
Unknown artist, nineteenth century
Formerly John Martin, 1789–1854, British
Title:

Aeneas and the Sibyl

Date:
ca. 1800
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 40 3/8 x 55 1/4 inches (102.6 x 140.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1973.1.40
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
allegory | battle | cave | Classical | costume | death | fire | group portrait | hell | hero | initiation | legend | light | men | mythology | nudes | women
Associated Places:
Styx river
Associated People:
Palinurus
Publius Vergilius Maro (70 BC–19 BC), classical Roman poet
Sibyl of Cumae
Aeneas
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:139
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 38-39, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)


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