The Death of Eurydice

Oil on canvas | 189.2 x 237.5cm | c. 1552-71

Niccolò dell'Abate

The story of Eurydice and Aristaeus is told by the Roman poet Virgil. In the far distance Orpheus, Eurydice's husband, charms wild animals with his music. Three nymphs gather flowers, unaware that the shepherd Aristaeus is pursuing Eurydice. She is b...
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