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An allegory of Rome with Romulus and Remus, from an album originally containing 62 drawings; a woman, in Roman military dress with a helmet, seated at l, a bearded man, representing the River Tiber, with a large urn issuing water into a dish held by another woman at r, putti in the foreground, columns and a pyramid behind
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk
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Height: 276 millimetres
Width: 394 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See curator's comment to 1950-11-11-2. A studio variant (possibly a lost original by Piola) is in the album, 1950-11-11-31. See E. Malagoli, 'The Drawings of Casa Piola', The Burlington Magazine, CVIII, Oct. 1966, p.507, n.18, fig.28.
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- 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.
For further information on the album see acquisition comment in 1950-11-11-2.
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