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The Roman Army

L'armée romaine

1856–66
Rodolphe Bresdin (French, 1822–1885 French)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Gelder 87 iii/iv; Préaud 112 v/vi; Neumann 23

Dimensions

Platemark: 7.8 x 14.2 cm (3 1/16 x 5 9/16 in.) Sheet: 14.6 x 20.9 cm (5 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.7

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Graphite below right: "N 23"; graphite verso: "050613 / V.G. 87 III"

Signed

Remnant of signature in plate at bottom left, with the date "56 [reversed]" most visible.

Provenance

Paris dealer (information from Johnson); by 2009, Jan Johnson, Chambly, Quebec; 2009, sold by Jan Johnson to the MFA. (Accession date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis