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Ancient Greek Paintings from Herculaneum, eighth plate in the book 'Naples and the Campagna Felice: in a Series of Letters Addressed to a Friend in England in 1802' (London: R. Ackermann, 1815)
Date:
1815
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Aquatint (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 235 x 140 x 33 mm (9 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Edith and Bernhard Dohrmann (book plate on front pastedown), Moore S. Achenbach;
Remarks: Rowlandson’s name appears only below one plate (plate I), eight more are also by Rowlandson or someone close to him (plates III,VIII, X, XII, XIII, XI,XVI, XVII), one map is by I. Girtin (pl. IV), the other two are by E. Gullan (pls.XVIII, XI), landscapes and Pompeian images are by other hands (pl. II,V,VI, VII, IX(3 images), XV),.

Accession Number:
1963.30.38782.8
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Two copies after antique paintings; at top, Ariadne, semi-nude, lying against rocks, looking out to sea towards the departing Theseus, who has abandonned her. Below a faun embracing a beautiful sleeping woman.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

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