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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.248.3
People
Giovanni Battista Fontana, Italian (Verona, Italy c. 1524 - 1587 Innsbruck, Austria)
Title
Raised by the Shepherd Faustulus, Romulus and Remus Hunt for Wild Beasts, plate 3
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: History of Romulus and Remus
Alternate Title: A Faustulo Pastore Eduvati Romulus et Remus Leones et Feras
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1575
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/356920
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
14 × 17.2 cm (5 1/2 × 6 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, above image: A FAVSTVLO PASTORE EDVCATI ROMVLVS ET REMVS LEONES ET FERAS
  • inscription: in plate, below image: CÆDENO AC LATRONES SPOLIANDO PRIMA TIIROCINIA FACIVNT
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
2016.248.3
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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