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Niccolo del’Abbate, (1509 or 1512 – 1571), Aeneas Descending into Lake Avernus

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Master of the Aeneid (active circa 1530-1535) French, Limoges, circa 1530, Book VIII of the Aeneid

I came across this, sold by the 12th Duke of Northumberland on Sotheby’s. It was located in Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, from 1908 to 2014. With the decline of some of these great estates in Europe, you have to wonder who the … Continue reading

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