Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-20901

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
Stipple Engraved
Torah
Roman History
PICTURE

Label

To be exhibited as part of the Sarah Moore Field Collection.

Inscription

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 &

Additional Identification Number

125

Maker

After Shopin (Maker)
Noyes & Blake (Framer)

Object Type

Art

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5920

Places

Massachusetts (United States)