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Romulus and Remus Nursed by a She-Wolf, and Discovered by the Shepherd Faustolo
Romulus and Remus Nursed by a She-Wolf, and Discovered by the Shepherd Faustolo
Date:
1817
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
32.7 x 43.9 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.37297
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A shepherd coming on a clearing where a she-wolf cares for the two human infants that suckle at her breast, by the side of a river whose god watches over them.