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The dying gladiator: a man resting with his legs outstretched and one hand resting on his thigh. Engraving by Andrea Rossi after Pietro Angeletti, 17--.

  • Angeletti, Pietro, active 1758-1786.
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[between 1700 and 1799]
Reference
34371i
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Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 29.4 x 43.5 cm

Lettering

Statua del gladiator moribundo, che si conserva nel Museo Capitolino. ... Pietro Angeletti disegno. Andrea Rossi scolpi.

References note

F. Haskell and N. Penny, Taste and the antique. The lure of classical sculpture 1500-1900, New Haven and London 1981, pp.224-227 (on the statue)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34371i

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  • Italian

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