Aeneas rescuing Anchises and Ascanius, model
circa 1753-circa 1755
As recounted in book 2 of Virgil’s Aeneid, Aeneas saves his father Anchises and his son Ascanius from the burning city of Troy. The model, probably by Kändler and Meyer, is based on a print by Bernard Picart of 1734.
Referenced in 1 publication
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 30 (colour illus.). cat.no. 36