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The infants Romulus and Remus are found by the shepherd Faustulus in the Tiber and are brought to his house for fostering. Line engraving by R. Strange after Pietro da Cortona.

  • Pietro, da Cortona, 1597-1669
Date
[between 1750 and 1759?]
Reference
2855940i
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About this work

Publication/Creation

London (Sold at the Golden Head, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden) : [Robert Strange], [between 1750 and 1759?]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with etching ; image 47 x 35.3 cm

Lettering

The finding of Romulus and Remus. From the original painting of Pietro da Cortona in the gallery of the hôtel de Toulouse. Romulus et Rémus d'après le tableau original dans la gallerie de l'hôtel de Toulouse. Petrus Beretinus Cortonensis eques pinxit. Robertus Strange delineavit et sculpt.

Lettering note

The imprint is repeated in French

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2855940i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English
  • French


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