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  • Title: Aeneas and the Sibyl
  • Creator: Formerly John Martin, 1789–1854, British, Unknown artist, nineteenth century
  • Date Created: ca. 1800
  • Physical Dimensions: 40 3/8 x 55 1/4 inches (102.6 x 140.3 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: group portrait, costume, cave, allegory, mythology, light, hell, Classical, hero, men, women, death, battle, initiation, fire, religious and mythological subject, the arrival of Aeneas at Cumae, where they consult Deiphobe, the Cumaean Sibyl, who foretells of Aeneas' wars in Latium, sibyl, wisdom, underworld, dead, souls, Aeneas' visit to the underworld, nudes
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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