Artemisia Prepares to Drink the Ashes of her Husband, Mausolus Artist, attributed to: Francesco Furini (Italian, 1603–1646)
Artist, attributed to: Felice Ficherelli (Italian, 1605–ca. 1669)

ca. 1630

European Art

Not on view

Oil on canvas


unframed: 31 1/4 × 26 1/4 in. (79.4 × 66.7 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Walter L. Ehrich, Ph. B. 1899, and Harold L. Ehrich, B.A. 1902, in memory of their father, Louis R. Ehrich, B.A. 1869

Accession Number



17th century


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Henry F. Price Collection, Riverside, Connecticut, by 1941 (as unknown artist, "Portrait of a Young Woman as Circe"); William Morris Tilden Collection, Saranac Lake, New York, by 1952 (as Italian, 17th century, "Sophonisba Taking Poison").
  • Clarice Innocenti, Women in power: Caterina and Maria de' Medici: the return to Florence of two queens of France, exh. cat. (Florence, Italy: Mandragora, 2008), 174, no. 37, ill
  • Sandro Bellesi, Cesare Dandini (Torino, Italy: Compagnia di belle arti, 1996), 192–193, no. 16, fig. 16
  • Giuseppe Cantelli, Repertorio della pittura fiorentina del Seicento (Fiesole, Italy: OpusLibri, 1983), 53
  • Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 601
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