Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 46 (Sale info: For Sale).
This mythological composition of a great genius was performed by Paolo, by order of Marquis Caleagnini, of Verona, to solemnize the triumph of his love for a celebrated lady of his time. Shortly afterwards, the same lady, forsaken by the inconstant marquis, ordered Paolo to represent in a picture the despair of Dido, which he did with a masterly skill, as it is represented in No. 52. [P. 7; see entry 04320052 for companion piece.]
Synopsis of a valuable Collection of Old Italian Paintings, Marble Statuary, and other Rare Articles of Fine Arts, in the possession of Mr. John Clark, now exhibiting at the Academy of Fine Arts, in Barclay Street. New York, Lesueur & Co's Printing Office, No. 3, Barclay Street, opposite the Academy of Fine Arts. 1839.