Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-18708

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

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
chariots (carriages)
putti (motifs)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Classical
mythology (literary genre)
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Mythology
Classical Figure
Chariot
Cherub
PICTURE

Inscription

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""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Morghen, Ralph (Maker)
After Rheni, Guidus (Artist)

Location of Origin

England?

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

32 x 48 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1352

Date

1850-1870 (Possibly)