Curtius Jumping into the Roman Forum

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Curtius Jumping into the Roman Forum

Artist: John Martin (English, 1789-1854)

Date: ca. 1837
Medium: oil on board
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (18.4 x 26.7 cm)
Classification: PAINTING
Credit Line: Bequest of Jane T. Ritchie
Object number: 85.24.17
DescriptionSmall oil on board, very dark in color.
Inscribed: Inscription "Martin A.D. 1837" on paper label. Colourman stamp on reverse with handwritten ink. Inscription at top: Martins "Curtius Jumping into the Gulp." The label is bordered and includes the following: "Flemish Ground Milled Boards, prepared by ROWNEY & FORSTER, Artists' Colourmen, 51 Rathbone Place, London."
Terms
  • cityscape
  • forum
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