JONES, Thomas
(b. 1742, Trevonen, Wales, d. 1803, Pencerrig, Wales)

Landscape with Dido and Aeneas

1769
Oil on canvas, 138 x 194 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Thomas Jones, the Welsh painter produced this Classical landscape. The figures were painted by John Hamilton Mortimer.

Henry Purcell (c. 1659-1695), the English composer and organist, composed an opera from the story of Dido and Aeneas.




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