Agrippina Landing at Brundisium with the Ashes of Germanicus
Mezzotint by Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820)
Framed: 64.8 x 85.1 cm (25 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Stencilled label on back reads: Wm. BITTLE. Picture Frame and Looking GLASS MANUFACTURER 66 Court St. BOSTON.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb