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Detail: Roman soldiers and figures of the past and present (circa 1795) hover above the abyss..., eleventh plate in the book, A Series of Etchings … from … Paintings, in the Great Room of the Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, Adelphi (London: printed by W. Bulmer … sold by Colnaghi, 1808)
Artist:
Date:
1808
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching And Engraving
Dimensions:
75.3 x 50.1 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.38937.11
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

This is a statement about heaven and hell...a giant uninterested Roman soldier somewhat obscenely posed dominates this detail...a companion points to the abyss below.

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