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The sculpture gallery.

Image ID: 1624868

The sculpture gallery. (1889)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The sculpture gallery.

Creator(s)

: Blanchard, Auguste Thomas Marie, 1819-1898 -- Engraver
Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir, 1836-1912 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1889

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 31.5 x 24 cm.

Notes

: Abrasion and red spot on image. An aristocratic Roman family examines statues and decorative objects in the rear space of a shop selling household objects. At center, a slave presents a labrum, or basin, decorated with the sea-monster Scylla. Other objects include a marble statue of Agrippina, mother of Caligula, a bust of pericles, a bronze of the infant Hercules strangling serpents, and various architectural decorations. The artist had ....
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Original Source

: From The laurelled chefs-d'oeuvre d'art of the Paris exhibition and salon, also from the Royal academy of London and the public galleries of Europe and America. (Philadelphia : Gebbie & Co., 1889) .

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Rome (Ancient)

Source Description

: 1 folder (23 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1624868

Record ID

: 1763237

Digital Item Published

: 8-23-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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