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Print - Caius Marius mourning over the Ruins of Carthage
  • Caius Marius mourning over the Ruins of Carthage
    Wallis, William
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Caius Marius mourning over the Ruins of Carthage

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wallis, William (engraver)
    John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.719-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 246

Physical description

Engraving, proof before the title, 'Caius Marius mourning over the Ruins of Carthage', lettered with the name of the artist 'William Wallace [sic]'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wallis, William (engraver)
John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'William Wallace [sic]'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Width: 24.5 cm

Object history note

An impression with title, name of artist, engraver and publisher, is in the Department of Prints and Drawings, E.642-1886.

Descriptive line

'Cais Marius mourning over the Ruins of Carthage'. Plate on page 65 of 'The Keepsake,' 1833. Engraved by W.Wallis after John Martin. Proof, before title. 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Subject; Ruins; Mourning

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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