Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Sacrifice of a Ram; naked man at right guiding a ram towards an altar pyre, hooded priest at left with a young attendant

Series/Portfolio:
Ancient Bas-Reliefs
Artist:
Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1515–27
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 4 5/16 in. × 7 in. (11 × 17.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.16-103
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate at base of fire vessel: intertwined 'SR'
Earls of Pembroke; Sotheby'sWilton House Sale, July 1917; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
B.XIV.181.220; TIB.26.[14]181.220-I
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.181.220, P. 181.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 26.[14]181.220-I, p. 219.



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