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The arch of Septimius Severus, Rome: the north side. Line engraving, 1583.

  • Duchet, Claude, active 1565-1585.
Date
1583 :
Reference
2977738i
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Description

The print shows a massive relief sculpture on either side of the inscription: both sculptures show Roman troops attacking a city in the course of the Parthian campaigns of Septimius Severus. Parthian captives are shown in reliefs on the bases of the columns

Publication/Creation

Romae [Rome] : Claudii Ducheti formis, 1583 : Henricus van Schoel excudit.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 44.2 x 37.1 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2977738i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin


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