The banquet given by Romulus for the gods; in the upper part, the banquet, set in heavens, with Romulus standing before Jupiter and interceding for his successors, who are standing below: Caesar, Augustus, Trajan and Marcus Aurelius at right, and Constantine at l; Hercules is seated at l, opposite Romulus, and is pointing at Alexander the Great, who is listening to Caesar with an irritated look upon his face; illustration (frontispiece?) to 'Les Césars de l'Empereur Julien, traduits du grec par feu M. le baron de Spanheim' (Amsterdam: François L'Honoré, 1728). 1727 Etching and engraving
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