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Steel engraving of Roman domestic interior of seated woman and children; central figure shows off a strand of beads, woman at left, flanked by children, has papers on her lap and raises one hand; matted and framed in wide gold and black frame with incised design.

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Label
To be exhibited as part of the Sarah Moore Field Collection.
Maker
After Shopin (Maker)
Noyes & Blake (Framer)
Date
ca. 1880
Inscriptions
SHOPIN PINXIT/BELLE REPONSE DE CORNEILIE MERE DES GRACQUES/ Une dame companienne etalait avec ostentation ses diamants et bijoux chez Cornelie, celle-ci luit dit: Voici mes tresors en lui designant ses fils Tibere et Caius Gracchus, qui plus tard devinrent les Gracchus, qui plus tard devinrent les premiers magistrats de la Reblique romaine/ ALLAIS SCULPT; conjoined in plate: PA; frame labeled: NOYES &
Material
engraving (printing process)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
PICTURE
prints (visual works)
Roman History
Stipple Engraved
Torah
Accession Number
1998.5920
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
20901

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