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The Shadow of Creusa Appears to Aeneas, plate 7 of L'Enea Vagante Pitture dei Caracci (Wanderings of Aeneas Painted by the Carracci), from of a set of twenty prints after the paintings by Ludovico, Annibale, and Agostino Carracci in the Palazzo Fava, Bolo
The Shadow of Creusa Appears to Aeneas, plate 7 of L'Enea Vagante Pitture dei Caracci (Wanderings of Aeneas Painted by the Carracci), from of a set of twenty prints after the paintings by Ludovico, Annibale, and Agostino Carracci in the Palazzo Fava, Bologna
Date:
1663
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
25 x 43 cm (image); 44 x 58 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1993.63.63.8
Acquisition Date:
1993-09-16
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Against the background of a sacked city with fighting and bodies, the ghost of Creusa confronts Aeneas, holding sword and shield, and points towards something out of the image