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A Roman soldier and a woman extending their hands towards a flaming globe on an altar (Mucius Scaevola?)
A Roman soldier and a woman extending their hands towards a flaming globe on an altar (Mucius Scaevola?)
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
10.1 x 14.9 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:LC recto: Martin Folkes, London, 1690-1754 (L. 1034);
UL verso: John Barnard, London, d. 1784, (L. 1419);
UC verso: Thomas Thane (May 1820), London, 1782-1846 (L. 811);
M.S. Sopher (no stamp;)
The right half of this print appears in Bartsch XVI (18), TIB vol. 32, 18(24) signed by the Master FP. The same image was published as a chiaroscuro woodcut by A. Zanetti, B. XII 41, TIB vol. 48, 41(178).
Not in Sopher catalogues;

Accession Number:
1986.1.348
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

A Roman soldier with a sword and shield, a child and a woman extend their hands towards a flaming globe on an altar, surounded by other women, bearded men, and a youth.