The Capture and Burning of Selinus by Hannibal

about 1783–84
Jean Louis Desprez (French, 1743–1804)


Catalogue Raisonné

Wollin 30, II/III; Baudicour 1

Dimensions

50.2 x 72.5 cm (19 3/4 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1996.338

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Etching and aquatint on cream, moderately thick, moderately textured paper

Inscription

Dedicated to the Marquis de Clermont Damboise, ambassador to the King of the two Sicilies. (The ruins of ancient Selinus are on the west coast of Sicily).

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard