Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Large Porphyry Sarcophagus with Its Cover in Which the Body of Constantia Is Thought to Have Been Placed… (Grand’Urna di Porfido co’suo coperchio, dentro la quale credesi, che sia stato collocato il corpo di Costanza…),

From Roman Antiquities (Le Antichità Romane)


Dimensions (Plate): 445 x 655 mm (17.5 x 25.8 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)

Bibliography: Focillon 246; Petrucci (1953) 73; Wilton-Ely 381 and p. 433 with remark: “The sarcophagus is now in the Vatican Museum.”

Work Type: print

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