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Dido Abandonded by Aeneas

A work made of red chalk on cream laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of red chalk on cream laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper.

Date:

c. 1650

Artist:

Follower of Guercino
Italian, 1591-1666

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Artist

Follower of Guercino

Title

Dido Abandonded by Aeneas

Origin

Italy

Date

1645–1655

Medium

Red chalk on cream laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, center, on mount, in pen and brown ink: "195."; verso, across top on mount, in graphite: "Coll. Marquis de Chennevière, formerly director of Beaux-Arts"; verso, lower right, on mount, in graphite: "Guercino o Gennari"

Dimensions

187 × 266 mm

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.7860

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