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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1958,0712.252

  • Description

    Six figures in a field, two on the left shovelling the earth, three on the right sieving the earth, the sixth in the centre watching the right group, further figures working in the right middle distance, a view in the left background; arms below; illustration to John Ogilby, 'The works of Publius Virgilius Maro' (London, 1654). 1654
    Engraving with etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1654
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 295 millimetres
    • Width: 202 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image "F. Clein in Lombart scuplcit londini" and "79", and below image with six-line of Latin verses and reference, dedication to Thomas Payton, and: "66".
  • Bibliography

    • Griffiths 1998 122 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Georgics
    • Associated Title: The works of Publius Virgilius Maro
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1958

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1958,0712.252

Six figures in a field, two on the left shovelling the earth, three on the right sieving the earth, the sixth in the centre watching the right group, further figures working in the right middle distance, a view in the left background; arms below; illustration to John Ogilby, 'The works of Publius Virgilius Maro' (London, 1654).  1654  Engraving with etching

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Six figures in a field, two on the left shovelling the earth, three on the right sieving the earth, the sixth in the centre watching the right group, further figures working in the right middle distance, a view in the left background; arms below; illustration to John Ogilby, 'The works of Publius Virgilius Maro' (London, 1654). 1654 Engraving with etching

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