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The Death of Germanicus, from the Spectacle de l'Histoire Romaine

A work made of etching in black on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1760/68

Artist:

Gabriel-Jacques de Saint-Aubin
French, 1724-1780

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin

Title

The Death of Germanicus, from the Spectacle de l'Histoire Romaine

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1760–1768

Medium

Etching in black on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed below image, lower center, in pen and brown ink: "Germanicus / La mort"; printed below image, lower left: "No. 44"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "101039"

Dimensions

Image: 21.2 × 16.2 cm (8 3/8 × 6 7/16 in.); Sheet: 25.7 × 18.5 cm (10 1/8 × 7 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ursula and R. Stanley Johnson in honor of Suzanne Folds McCullagh

Reference Number

2015.719

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