Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Sarcophagus of Egyptian Porphyry Found among the Ruins of the Baths of M. Agrippa, Now the Funerary Urn for the Ashes of Pope Clement XII in the Basilica of St. John Lateran (Labrum aegyptiacum porphyreticum, repertum inter rudera thermarun M. Agrippae, nunc urna Sepulcralis Cinerum S.M. Clementis XII in Basilica S. Ioannis Lateranensis),

From The Campus Martius of Ancient Rome, the Work of G. B. Piranesi, Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries, London (Il Campo Marzio dell’ Antica Roma, Opera di G. B. Piranesi socio della reale società degli antiquari di Londra)


Dimensions (Plate): 190 x 290 mm (7.5 x 11.4 in.)

Signed in plate on a scroll, lower right

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892)

Bibliography: Focillon 433; Petrucci (1953) 455d; Wilton-Ely 564.

Work Type: print

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