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Lake Averno--Two Figures--A View--Vessels in the distance, (painting)

Artist:
Fraser, Charles
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 4
The ancient Avernus. So called, because birds could not fly over it, in consequence of its exhalations. It was the entrance to the lower regions taken by Ulysses and Aeneas. "Noctes sique dies patet airi janua Ditis"--VIRG. 1. vi, v. 127. [P. 21.]
Catalogue of Miniature Portraits, Landscapes, and other Pieces, executed by Charles Fraser, Esq. and exhibited in "The Fraser Gallery," at Charleston, during the months of February and March, 1857. Accompanied by occasional annotations, and a compendious Sketch of the Life and Career of the Artist. Charleston, S.C. James and Williams, Printers, 16 State-Street. 1857.
Artist address: Charleston.
Topic:
Landscape--Lake--Lake Avernus
Landscape--Italy
Landscape--Foreign--Italy
Landscape--Mountain--Mt. Avernus
Waterscape--Boat
Figure group
Control number:
AECI 03650317
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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