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Fame and History (final print of the series of The Roman Heroes)
Fame and History (final print of the series of The Roman Heroes)
Date:
1586
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
36.8 x 23 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1964.142.107
Acquisition Date:
1964-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

An angel blowing a trumpet hovers over a grave or sepulcher covered with books, a skull, and a large bowl. A young woman reads the book of history. Phoenix rising out of the flames, dove, dehorned stag, horns, broken pedestal, columns, wheat, flowing hair, winged hourglass.