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Simo and his former slave Sosia  1803

by Nicolai Abildgaard

After a broken and unhappy marriage, Abildgaard met his second wife Juliane Marie some time before 1800. This new, reinvigorating relationship introduced new themes in his art, leading him to address aspects of love. [br] [b]Scenes from Terence's romantic comedy[/b] During the time after 1800 he created four large canvases to be placed in the residence provided for the ...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark