Vergilius is reading “Aeneid” to Octavia and August
Angelica Kauffmann (1741—1807).
Oil on canvas. 123 × 159 cm.
At the left below signature and date: Angelica Kauffmann pinx. Rome 1788
Inv. No. ГЭ 4172.Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

Vergilius is reading “Aeneid” to Octavia and August.

Angelica Kauffmann (1741—1807).
Oil on canvas. 123 × 159 cm.
At the left below signature and date: Angelica Kauffmann pinx. Rome 1788
Inv. No. ГЭ 4172.

Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum
(Санкт-Петербург, Государственный Эрмитаж)

Origin:
Receipt: 1902, from the Palace in Lazenki (Warsaw).
Credits:
© Photo, text: Antichnoe nasledie v iskusstve Zapadnoi Evropy. Katalog vystavki. s. 76 cat. No. 66.
© 2004 — Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — AO “Slaviya”, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — OOO “Kompaniya “Bazovyi element”, Moskva.
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