Dido and Aeneas, Johannes Esaias Nilson
Johannes Esaias Nilson
Dido and Aeneas
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Johannes Esaias Nilson

Dido and Aeneas


Blatt
234 x 147 mm
Inventory Number
2198
Object Number
2198 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Dido and Aeneas
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und bezeichnet unterhalb der unteren Einfassungslinie (mit der Feder in Grau): Nilson.f. / Dido un Aeneas, ein Trauerspiel, aus Hrn Gotscheds teutscher Schaubühne. / Durstosse meine Brust [...]
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Vergil: Aeneis

Iconclass

Primary
  • 96B332(+0) death of Dido; she climbs the funeral pyre and falls upon the sword of Aeneas (+ variant)

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25.08.2020