The Death of Eurydice by Niccolo Dell'Abate

Vast landscape with ruined buildings.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
189 x 238 cm
Art Fund grant:
£315 ( Total: £315)
Acquired in:
1942
Vendor:
Christie's

Orpheus charms wild animals in the distance. In the centre, a serpent bites Orpheus's wife, Eurydice; she dies on the right. From Virgil's 'Georgics'.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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