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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.248.11
People
Giovanni Battista Fontana, Italian (Verona, Italy c. 1524 - 1587 Innsbruck, Austria)
Title
Romulus Sets the Law and Chooses Twelve Bodyguards and One Hundred Senators, plate 11
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: History of Romulus and Remus
Alternate Title: Legibus Urbi Datis Duodecim Stipatores Eligit Gentumo Patres Constituit Qui Senatores Postea Digti
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1575
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/356908
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
14 × 17.4 cm (5 1/2 × 6 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, above image: LEGIBVS VRBI DATIS DVODECIM STIPATORES ELIGIT GENTVMO
  • inscription: in plate, below image: PATRES CONSTITVIT QVI SENATORES POSTEA DIGTI
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: Battista / fontanus
Provenance
Prince Liechtenstein, Vienna. [James Bergquist, Newton Center, MA], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Acquisition Fund for Prints
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.248.11
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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