The Death of Dido
c. 1664-66
After Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662)
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  • Artist Name: After Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662)
  • Title: The Death of Dido
  • Date: c. 1664-66
  • Medium: Wool and silk tapestry
  • Dimensions: 158-1/2 x 224-3/4 in. (402.6 x 570.9 cm)
  • Credit Line: The Norton Simon Foundation
  • Accession Number: F.1972.53.T
  • Copyright: © The Norton Simon Foundation

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  • Norton Simon Museum, 2018-12-07 to 2019-05-27
  • Guy Delmarcel, Flemish Tapestry: from the 15th to the 18th Century, 1999, 295-298
  • Campbell, Sara, Collector Without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best, 2010, cat. 893 p. 349
  • Larochette, Jean Pierre and Yadin, The Anatomy of a Tapestry: Processes, Materials, Care, 2020, p. 17 (ill.)

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