- Museum number
Object: Daphne in laurum conversa
Series: Villa Aldobrandina Tusculana sive varii illius hortorum et frontium prospectus
Plate 15: Apollo and Daphne, after the fresco designed by Domenichino for the villa Aldobrandini; with Daphne running to the right, her outstretched arms turning into laurel branches while behind her Apollo tries to reach out to her; landscape in the background, with trees, river and buildings on rocky outcrop. 1647
- Production date
Height: 330 millimetres
Width: 203 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1972,U.184.1 for comment on the series.
The painting is part of a series of frescoes executed by Domenichino and his assistants in the Stanza di Apollo in the garden pavilion of the Villa Aldobrandini. The original fresco has since been transferred onto canvas and is now in the National Gallery (NG6287). See Spear, 'Domenichino', 1982, vol. I, cat. No.51. This scene is Spear 51.v.
- Not on display
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number