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Porta Maggiore, Rome with the Tomb of Dureurisacus (Eurisaces)
Porta Maggiore, Rome with the Tomb of Dureurisacus (Eurisaces)
Date:
1847
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Watercolor Over Graphite On Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 330 x 327 mm (13 x 12 7/8 in.)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1981.2.36
Acquisition Date:
1981-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Mrs. Alexander de Bretteville Fund

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Recent Acquisitions of the AFGA, 1981-1982, Part One: 1500-1940, 26 Feb - 8 May 1983; CPLH, Recent Acquisitions of 19th century photography, 16 Aug - 2 Nov 1986.

Remains of the Porta Maggiore in Rome, with the ruins of an imposing tomb next to it. The tomb (a.k.a. Sepolcro del Fornaro Eurisaces) carries an identifying inscription across the lower area, and bas-relief figures across the top. Nearby is a simple two-story retaurant building. A small gate at its corner leads into a closed area next to it. (Virginia K. Anderson 03/13/95)