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Agrippina Landing at Brundisium with the Ashes of Germanicus

American
between 1830–37
Mezzotint by Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820)


Dimensions

Framed: 64.8 x 85.1 cm (25 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1975.746.1

Medium or Technique

Mezzotint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Neo-classical buildings on hilly landscape with nine draped figures at the center. These include Agrippina with two children clutching the sides of her robe. Central group is flanked on both sides by people wearing costumes of Roman antiquity. The print is mounted on canvas and varnished to resemble a painting.

Markings

Stencilled label on back reads: Wm. BITTLE. Picture Frame and Looking GLASS MANUFACTURER 66 Court St. BOSTON.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb