By Nikki


Published: February 20, 2015

Cleopatra - art and painting

Cleopatra was the last queen of the Hellenistic Egypt from a Macedonian Ptolemaic dynasty.

It was glorified thanks to a drama love story to the Roman commander Mark Anthony. In days of its board Egypt was subdued by Rome, Cleopatra committed suicide not to become the captive of the first Roman emperor Octavian Augustus. Cleopatra became one of the most popular antique characters in movies and literary works.

 

The Death of Cleopatra :: Guido Cagnacci
The Death of Cleopatra :: Guido Cagnacci
Cleopatra Testing Poisons on Condemned Prisoners :: Alexandre Cabanel
Cleopatra Testing Poisons on Condemned Prisoners :: Alexandre Cabanel
Cleopatra and the Peasant :: Eugne Delacroix
Cleopatra and the Peasant :: Eugne Delacroix
Cleopatra :: Frank Dicksee
 Cleopatra :: Frank Dicksee
The Death Of Cleopatra :: Guido Cagnacci
The Death Of Cleopatra :: Guido Cagnacci
Cleopatra before Caesar :: Jean-Leon Gerome
Cleopatra before Caesar :: Jean-Leon Gerome
Cleopatra :: Orazio Gentleschi
Cleopatra :: Orazio Gentleschi
The death of Cleopatra :: Hans Makart
The death of Cleopatra :: Hans Makart
Journey on the Nile Cleopatra :: Hans Makart
Journey on the Nile Cleopatra :: Hans Makart
Cleopatra :: John William Waterhouse
Cleopatra :: John William Waterhouse

 






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