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Tutelary Goddess of the City of Rome, from the series De excellentia et nobilitate delineationis libri duo (Principles of Drawing) (Rome: Giacomo Franco, 1611)
Tutelary Goddess of the City of Rome, from the series De excellentia et nobilitate delineationis libri duo (Principles of Drawing) (Rome: Giacomo Franco, 1611)
Date:
ca. 1611
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
17.1 x 24.2 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: David Tunick Feb. 1974; M.S. Sopher
Check for duplicate with A004571

Accession Number:
1993.63.199
Acquisition Date:
1993-09-16
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

a recumbent woman dressed as a soldier holds a lance in one hand, and in the other holds balances a winged female figure who carries a wreath and palm fronds; pieces of military equipment surround her, Romulus and Remus and a lamb-like wolf lower right