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The Arch of the Sergii [Porta Aurea] at Pula, Yugoslavia [now Pula, Crotia]

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    first quarter 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burnet, John F.R.S., born 1784 - died 1868 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by an Anonymous Donor

  • Museum number:

    E.350-1964

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case R, shelf 12, box B

Physical description

Etching by John Burnet F.R.S., depicting 'The Arch of Sergii [Porta Aurea] at Pula, Yugoslavia [now Pula, Croatia]'. Lettered with the following inscription 'Drawn by Thos. Allason 1814 Engraved by Jno. Burnet'.

Date

first quarter 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Burnet, John F.R.S., born 1784 - died 1868 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

'Drawn by Thos.Allason 1814 Engraved by Jno. Burnet'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm, Width: 27.9 cm

Descriptive line

Etching by John Burnet, F.R.S. (1784-1868), drawn by Thomas Allason, depicting 'The Arch of the Sergii [Porta Aurea] at Pula, Yugoslavia [now Pula, Croatia]' [Not in Nagler or Le Blanc], ca.1814.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1964 published by HMSO 1965

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Arches

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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