- Museum number
Object: La Vertu de Scipion
Series: Galerie du Palais Royal
The Continence of Scipio, after Giulio Romano; Scipio Africanus can be seen at right, seated on a throne, flanked by a virtuous woman and attendants; supplicating in front of him, attendants present vases and other bounty, while a city can be seen in the background; after Giulio Romano. c.1808
Etching and engraving
- Production date
- 1808 (c.)
Height: 410 millimetres (total)
Width: 269 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From the first volume of 'Galerie du Palais Royal', see 1837,0408.317 for comment on series.
This print, published as part of a series, records an oil painting currently in the National Gallery in London (Inv. NG643.2), previously in the collection of the Duc d'Orléans.
This is the upper part of a larger plate reproducing three friezes, all engraved by Couché and Racine after Giulio Romano. The impression in the department of Prints and Drawings is complete, but each frieze has been given its own register number. See 1855,0609.292 & 293 for the remaining two friezes.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number