Private Collection (Europe)
Thomas Le Claire, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1999.
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Dido Excoriates Aeneas, from Book IV of the "Aeneid"
Jean-Michel Moreau le jeune (French, 1741 - 1814)
Pen and brown ink and brown wash
22.2 × 15.6 cm (8 3/4 × 6 1/8 in.)
After enduring an epic voyage,
Moreau le jeune made this drawing as a highly finished model for an engraving by Jean-Batiste Simonet for the
Le Claire, Thomas. Master Drawings 1500-1900 (Hamburg: 1998), unpaginated, no. 26, ill.
Hendrix, Lee. "Shaping the Getty's Collection of Drawings." Master Drawings 38, no. 3 (Autumn 2000), p. 356.
Le Claire, Thomas. Master Drawings 1500-1900 (Hamburg: 2005), unpaginated, under no. 22, fig. 3.
Christie's, Paris. Dessins anciens et du XIXe siècle. April 10, 2013, p. 58, under lot 91.