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Playing at Soldiers: The Roman Revolution, 1848

Oil Painting
1848 (painted)
Artist/Maker



Object details
Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief description
Oil painting, 'Playing at Soldiers: the Roman Revolution, 1848', Johann Baptist Kirner, 1848
Dimensions
  • Estimate height: 43.2cm
  • Estimate width: 55.2cm
Dimensions taken from Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, II. 1800-1900, C.M. Kauffmann, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1973
Style
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'J. Kirner 1848' (Signed and dated by the artist, lower right)
  • 'Eviva Italia/Eviva Pio nono/e la Constitutione' (Inscribed on the children's banner)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend
Object history
Bequeathed by Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend, 1868
Bibliographic references
  • Kauffmann, C.M. Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, II. 1800-1900 . London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973, pp. 55-56, cat. no. 119.
  • Waagen, Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain: Being an account of more than forty collections of Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Mss, etc, London, 1857, p.177.
Collection
Accession number
1550-1869

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Record createdApril 23, 2007
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