Artist's description:

This painting was inspired by Virgil's epic poem, the Aeneid. After the fall of Troy, Aeneas flees west. One of the places he visits on his journey is Carthage, ruled by the beautiful queen Dido. Dido and Aeneas fall passionately in love. But Aeneas has to move on. He is destined to bring the statues of the household gods of Troy to Rome. His departure leaves Dido heartbroken on the shores of Carthage. In this painting, Dido is watching the sea, longing for the lover who has left.

This oil painting is a handmade, unique artwork, signed at the back. It is painted on linen, using artist grade oil paints, media and varnish. You can find more information on my painting method in the Me at work section of this website. The artwork will be shipped in a sturdy cardboard box.

Materials used:

oil paint on gesso on linen, varnished

Dido (2015)


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This artwork is sold by Danielle Hameleers from Netherlands

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