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1998.1352 (RS22413)

Description

Mounted in 3 in. oak and gilt frame. Engraving of eight classical women surrounding a young male classical figure seated in a four-horse chariot. A cherub flies above the horses w/ a torch leading the way. Clouds surround the figures and buildings can be seen on the hills below.

Details

Maker
Morghen, Ralph (Maker)
After Rheni, Guidus (Artist)
Date
1850-1870
Possibly
Inscriptions
Printed beneath engraving: ""Guidus Rheni pinx. Antonius Gavallucci Delin. Raphael Morghen Romae sculp. In Aedibus Rospigliosiis Roman, presse la Caleographia Comerale"" Title: ""Quadrijugis Invectus Equis Sol Aureus Exit/ Cui Septem Variis Circumstant Vestibus Horae"" and ""Lucifer Antevolat. Rapidi Fuge Lampada Solis/ Aurora Umbrarum Victrix Ne Victa Recedas""
Location of origin
England?
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Chariot
chariots (carriages)
Cherub
Classical
Classical Figure
engraving (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Mythology
mythology (literary genre)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
prints (visual works)
putti (motifs)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
32 x 48 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1352
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18708

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