Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

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Large Marble Sarcophagus Believed to Belong to Alexander Severus and His Mother, Julia Mamaea (Grand’Urna di marmo, creduta di Alessandro Severo, e di Giulia Mamea sua madre),

From Roman Antiquities (Le Antichità Romane)

Etching

Dimensions (Plate): 420 x 560 mm (16.5 x 22 in.)

Signed in plate by Piranesi and Barbault, lower right

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)

Bibliography: Focillon 255; Petrucci (1953) 82; Wilton-Ely 390 and p. 442 with remark: “Now in the Capitoline collection. Figures by J. Barbault.”

Work Type: print

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