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The Death of Priam; interior with domed roof, supported by four square columns, each with sculptures, soldiers carrying shields fighting around a pyre, other figures looking on behind
Pen and grey ink and grey wash, with watercolour, heightened with white
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Height: 452 millimetres
Width: 546 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Published by Dodgson in 'The Burlington Magazine', March 1943 (LXXXII) p.74
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1968 BM, Piranesi, no.52
2012 May-Sep, Angers, Musée des Beaux-Art, La Dernière nuit de Troie.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
According to Dodgson's card catalogue, he purchased this at Puttick & Simpson in December 1941 in a single lot with Chatelet's 'Environs de Grigenti' for £1.
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