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Aethra and Theseus, Angelica Kauffman, R.A. (1741-1807).

Signed l.r.: Angelica Kauffman/pinx 1771. Oil on canvas, 173.99cm by 150.5cm.

In Greek myth, Aethra was the mother of Theseus.

The Swiss artist, Angelica Kauffman, was one of two female founder members of the Royal Academy and a particular favourite of the 9th Earl of Exeter whose patronage she enjoyed.


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