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Dido and Aeneas
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79CCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.1CCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.2CCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.3CCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.5CCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.6CCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.7CCCC0
The Death of Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.8CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Dido and Aeneas
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79Tapestry weave: silk and woolGift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.1Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411.3 x 294.5 cm (161 15/16 x 115 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.2Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 418.8 x 634.6 cm (164 7/8 x 249 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.3Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411 x 464.5 cm (161 13/16 x 182 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.4Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 416.4 x 563.6 cm (163 15/16 x 221 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.5Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 416.4 x 418.8 cm (163 15/16 x 164 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.6Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411 x 337 cm (161 13/16 x 132 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.7Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 403 x 394 cm (158 11/16 x 155 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
The Death of Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.8Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 414 x 466.5 cm (163 x 183 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0