Bas-relief of The Triumph of Vespasian from the Arch of Titus, Rome by Carlo Maratti

This work shows the procession in Rome in 71AD bearing the treasures captured from the Temple in Jerusalem the previous year.

Details

Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
22.5 x 41.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £18,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Thomas Williams Fine Art

Provenance

John Evelyn, by descent; Evelyn sale, Christie's, 1977; private collection.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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