Cleopatra VII (69-30 BC), Queen of Egypt, dissolving pearls in wine, 1866. Artist: Frederick Augustus Sandys

Cleopatra VII (69-30 BC), Queen of Egypt, dissolving pearls in wine, 1866. Artist: Frederick Augustus Sandys

1-152-361 - Ann Ronan Picture Library/Heritage-Images

Cleopatra VII (69-30 BC), Queen of Egypt, dissolving pearls in wine, 1866. Cleopatra was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty, established when Alexander the Great conquered Egypt in 332 BC. Illustration accompanying Algernon Charles Swinburne's (1837-1909) poem Cleopatra published in The Cornhill Magazine. (London 1866).


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Aliases

  1. 000583
  1. 000583
  1. 0390001306
  1. 1-152-361
  1. 1152361
  1. 1306

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 2592x4110
File Size : 31,211kb


People Information

Creator
  1. Frederick Augustus Sandys, attributed to: British: Artist, painter, illustrator, draughtsman
Subject
  1. Cleopatra: Greek, Egyptian: Queen
People Related
  1. Algernon Charles Swinburne: British: Poet, Playwright, Novelist, Critic.

Medium
  1. Engraving

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