Aeneid Slideshow

  • Quos Ego (Book I, lines 124ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 114 x 157 mm
    Formerly private collection, Amsterdam

  • Arrival at Carthage (Book I, lines 160ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

  • Aeneas Hunting at Carthage (Book I, lines 157-222ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 115 x 162 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02728)

  • Venus Intercedes with Jupiter (Book I, lines 223-304), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 117 x 162 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02729)

  • Venus Disguised as a Huntress Tells Aeneas of Dido and Carthage (Book I, lines 314ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 116 x 160 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02730)

  • Aeneas and Achates Outside the Temple of Juno (Book I, lines 418-463), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, brown wash, red chalk; 193 x 160 mm
    Paris, Louvre (inv. no. 23130)

  • The Feast of Dido (Book I, lines 695ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, heightened with white, over black chalk; 193 x 175 mm (annotated “HG” lower left)
    New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery (inv. no. 1975.89)

  • The Fall of Troy (Book II, lines 437ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 193 x 162 mm
    Formerly Emile Wolf, New York

  • Leaving Troy (Book III, lines 1ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over graphite, with vertical lines in red chalk, heightened with white (partially oxidized); 193 x 164 mm (annotated “HG” lower left)
    New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (inv. no. 49.169)

  • The Penates Appear to Aeneas in a Dream (Book III, lines 147ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with gray-brown wash over graphite, heightened with white; 189 x 164 mm
    Cambridge, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Marian H. Phinney Fund (inv. no. 1966.104)

  • Anna and Dido Discuss Aeneas (Book IV, lines 1‒53), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Alice Steiner, New York

  • The Hunt and the Cave (Book IV, lines 129ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 115 x 158 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02731)

  • Fama Tells the World of the Union of Dido and Aeneas and Jupiter Sends Mercury to Carthage (Book IV, lines 173‒237), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 114 x 159 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02732)

  • Aeneas Bids Farewell to Dido (Book IV, 305ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Antwerp, private collection

  • Anna Pleads with Aeneas Not to Leave (Book IV, 427ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink over graphite underdrawing, heightened with white (partially oxidized), a rose wash on the bottom left; 116 x 161 mm
    New York, private collection

  • Anna and Dido (Book IV, lines 416 or 478ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Foolscap Fine Art, The Hague, 2012

  • Mercury Bids Aeneas to Leave Carthage (Book IV, lines 554ff.), ca. 1615
    Black chalk with pen and brown ink, washed with brown ink, heightened with white; 113 x 157 mm
    Antwerp, private collection

  • Anchises Appears to Aeneas in a Dream (Book V, lines 721ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with wash and black chalk; 114 x 152 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02736)

  • Leaving the Women Behind (Book V, lines 762ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

  • Venus Implores Neptune on Aeneas's Behalf (Book V, lines 779ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 162 mm
    New York, private collection

  • Aeneas Enters the Underworld (Book VI, lines 285ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, heightened with white (partially oxidized); 118 x 163 mm
    New York, private collection

  • Aeneas Begs Dido's Forgiveness (Book VI, lines 450ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

  • In the Underworld (Book VI, lines 548ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

  • Trojans Building Their Homes (Book VII, lines 290ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

  • Allecto Maddens Queen Amata (Book VII, lines 341ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink and brown wash; 117 x 154 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02737)

  • Amata's Dance (Book VII, lines 373ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

  • Allecto Appears to Turnus (Book VII, lines 413ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Foolscap Fine Art, The Hague, 2012

  • Ascanius Kills Sylvia's Stag (Book VII, lines 483ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink over black chalk; 117 x 156 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02733)

     

  • The River God Tiber Appears to Aeneas (Book VIII, lines 26ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink heightened with white (partially oxidized); 121 x 158 mm
    Amsterdam, private collection

     

  • The Sow Appears at the Place Rome is to be Founded (Book VIII, lines 81ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

     

  • Evander's Feast (Book VIII, lines 175ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

     

  • Evander Welcomes Aeneas (Book VIII, lines 366ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly private collection, Amsterdam

  • Vulcan Forging Aeneas's Arms (Book VIII, lines 416ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

     

  • Venus Gives Aeneas His Arms (Book VIII, lines 615ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink over black chalk; 114 x 155 mm
    Christie’s, Amsterdam, November 21, 1989, lot 11

     

  • Iris Tells Turnus that Aeneas Left to Seek Tuscan Reinforcements (Book IX, lines 1ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 115 x 150 mm
    Sotheby’s, London, January 25, 2007, lot 25

     

  • Turnus Storms the Trojans' Camp and Challenges them to a Fight (Book IX, lines 25ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 115 x 150 mm
    Sotheby’s, London, January 25, 2007, lot 25

     

  • Euryalus and Nisus (Book IX, lines 314ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

     

  • Euryalus's Mother Consoled (Book IX, lines 473ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink heightened with white (partially oxidized); 197 x 158 mm (annotated “HG” lower right)
    New York, Pierpont Morgan Library (inv. no. 1973.22)

     

  • Council of the Gods (Book X, lines 1ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 115 x 152 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02734)

     

  • Aeneas Returns to Fight Turnus (Book X, lines 287ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

     

  • Aeneas Grants Peace (Book XI, lines 100‒138), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 115 x 150 mm
    Sotheby’s, London, January 25, 2007, lot 25

     

  • Latin Council(?) (Book XI, lines 236ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Kate de Rothschild, dealer, London

     

  • Battle between Trojans and Latins (Book XI, lines 496ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink and brown wash over graphite; 197 x 158 mm (annotated “HG” lower left)
    Sotheby’s, London, July 6, 2005, lot 34

     

  • Death of Camilla (Book XI, lines 785‒835), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 115 x 150 mm
    Sotheby’s, London, January 25, 2007, lot 25

     

  • Juno Speaks to Juterna (Book XII, lines 134ff.), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink over black chalk; 114 x 155 mm
    Christie’s, Amsterdam, November 21, 1989, lot 11

     

  • Aeneas and Latinus Sacrifice (Book XII, lines 161‒175), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink; 115 x 158 mm
    Formerly Adolphe Stein, dealer, Paris

     

  • Jupiter Orders Juno to Cease Interfering (Book XII, lines 791‒842), ca. 1615
    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; 115 x 150 mm
    Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus (inv. no. PK.OT.02735)