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Landing of Cleopatra, (painting)

Artist:
Cooke, George
Claude (copy after)
Subject:
Cleopatra
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 14
Copy from Claude Lorraine. The view before us represents the Landing of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, at Tarsus, in Silicia, where she had been summoned to appear by Mark Antony to answer charges . . . She determined to follow the advice of Dellius, and present herself before Antony in as much pomp and magnificence as she could command. . . . She crossed the Mediterranean Sea, and when her fleet arrived before the city of Tarsus, she embarked on board a most magnificent barge, . . . [Pp. 14-15.]
Descriptive Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of Daniel Pratt, Prattville, Alabama. Together with a Memoir of George Cooke, Artist. Prattville: Howell & Luckett, Printers. 1853.
Topic:
History--Ancient--Rome
History--Ancient--Egypt
Portrait female
Ceremony--Procession
Figure(s) In Exterior--Water
Waterscape--Boat
Control number:
AECI 02480014
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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