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Creator:
Francis Cleyn, 1582–1658, German
Title:

Dido and Aeneas Sheltering in a Cave

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches (26 x 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "D 2226"

Stamp: Paul Mellon Collection

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5222
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | caves | clouds | dogs (animals) | eyes | figures | horses (animals) | religious and mythological subject | shelter | storm | studies (visual works) | wings
Associated People:
Dido
Publius Vergilius Maro (70 BC–19 BC), classical Roman poet
Virgil
Aeneas
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8049
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