Eimmart: Neptune and his attendants

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Neptune breaks his trip across the sea with his attendants.

Neptun bricht mit Gefolge zur Fahrt über das Meer auf. (Suerbaum)

Engraving from a German children’s picture-book version of the Aeneid by G. J. Lang and G. C. Eimmart, “A tapestry of Roman virtues as seen in Vergil’s Aeneas and his brave deeds, rendered in sparkling engravings, as illustrations of the remarkable deeds of antiquity, for the common benefit of noble youth,” (Peplus virtutum Romanarum in Aenea Virgiliano eiusque rebus fortiter gestis, ad maiorem antiquitatis et rerum lucem, communi iuventutis sacratae bono, aere renitens) (Nuremburg: J.L. Buggel, 1688), pl. 21.

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Werner Suerbaum, Handbuch der illustrierten Vergil-Ausgaben, 1502–1840 (Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2008), 21.

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Date: 
1688
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21.86x16.92cm
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Lib. V. Aen: v. 820. Subsidunt undae, tumidumque sub axe tonanti/ Sternitur aequor aquis:
Location: 
Bavarian State Library, Munich
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