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Lunchtime Talk: Claude and Virgil – Claude: 'Landscape with Aeneas at Delos'

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Detail from 'Landscape with Aeneas at Delos' , 1672 © Courtesy of National Gallery
Lunchtime Talk: Claude and Virgil – Claude: 'Landscape with Aeneas at Delos'

Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN
United Kingdom
August 25th, 2011 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Other
WEBSITE:  
http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
westminster
EMAIL:  
information@ng-london.org.uk
PHONE:  
+44 020 7747 2865
OPEN HOURS:  
Daily 10am–6pm, Fridays 10am–9pm
TAGS:  
landscape
COST:  
Admission free

DESCRIPTION

Many of Claude’s great landscape paintings were inspired by the words of epic poetry. Find out more about this grand scene, the first of six works Claude painted towards the end of his life based on Virgil’s epic latin poem, the 'Aeneid'.

Lunchtime talks

Focus in on one painting in our Saturday lunchtime talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth talks every Thursday.

Richard Stemp