The Meeting of Dido and Aeneas
- Art Funded
- 122 x 173 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £16,250 (Total: £65,000)
The carefully staged composition is constructed on a strong design which points up the passion and intensity of the narrative.
The background figures have a structural as well as thematic function leading the eye to the two protagonists.
Commissioned by George, Lord Grey, later the 5th Earl of Stamford; private collection.