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The Triumph of Death

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pomarede, Silvester (Silvio) (engraver)
    Titian (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Rodney de Rohan Gye

  • Museum number:

    E.729-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case E, shelf 5, box B

Physical description

Print depicting the Triumph of Death.

Date

1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Pomarede, Silvester (Silvio) (engraver)
Titian (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Titianus pinxit Io. Anto. Buti delin. Silvester Pomarede Sculp. Triumphus Mortis a Francisco Petracha versibus elegantissime scriptus, atque in Archetypa Titiani celeberrimi Pictoris Tabula, quae Domini Ioannis Michilli Romani Iuris est, vivis coloribus ad artis miraculum expressus, heic aeri incisus apparet. Fila hominum vitae nostris cito currite fusis = Dixerunt stabili fatorum numine Parcae = Clotho, Atropos, Lachesis, Mors namque agit alta triumphum'
Lettered

'Tabula Originalis à Titiano dipicta juris est currente Anno Aere Christ. 1770. Isacci Iamineau Armiger Angli.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 38.7 cm, Width: 51.4 cm

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'The Triumph of Death'. One of a set of four Triumphs engraved by Silvester Pomarede after Titian, 1750.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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