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Cleopatra, (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 2
Cleopatra--is a fine soft painting; representing the imperial courtezan applying the adder to her breast. The naked bust is beautifully coloured, . . . The countenance is rather florid and coarsely voluptuous; it seems wanting we feel a sympathy almost tearful, despite our judgment, at the last interview of the imperial lovers; at the last proof of their fidelity to each other, although leprous with falsehood and dishonour to all else. [Pp. 128-129.]
Exhibition of Pictures at Dalhousie College. February 11, 1830.
Topic:
History--Ancient--Syria
History--Religion
Disaster--Fire
Cityscape--Syria--Jerusalem
Cityscape--Foreign--Syria
State of Being--Evil--War
Control number:
AECI 02270001
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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