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Left, a faun and a maenad drunk on wine, dancing; right, Narcissus looking at his reflection in water. Etching by L. Roccheggiani, ca. 1811.

  • Roccheggiani, Lorenzo, active 1804-1817
Date
[1811?]
Reference
2856123i
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Description

According to the lettering, the bas relief of Dionysiac celebrants was in the Palazzo Rondanini, and the bas relief of Narcissus was in the Orti Mattei

Publication/Creation

[Milano] : [Presso li Fratt. Vallardi], [1811?]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 17.8 x 29.7 cm

Lettering

1. Un fauno, e una baccante, che rallegrati dal vino stanno danzando. ... .2. Narciso che sta speccchiandosi nell'acqua. ... Roccheggiani dis. e inc.

Creator/production credits

Roccheggiani designed and executed etchings in which lost antiquities shown in ancient bas-reliefs etc. were reconstructed as if they were the originals. They are shown together with other antiquities that had survived in museums or in private collections (often exported from Rome and thus no longer available there)

Lettering note

Bears number: T. XIV

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2856123i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Italian


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