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Horatius Cocles defending the bridge over the Tiber from the Etruscans, after Polidoro da Caravaggio

Artist:
Michele Lucchese (Italian, active Rome, 1534–64)
Artist:
After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Date:
ca. 1540–60
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 13/16 × 12 5/8 in. (25 × 32 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.627
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at top center: 'monumentum Horatii superpontem confligen / tis guod aduc in roma ruinis ita sculptum est'; at lower left: 'M.L.'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 4, 2011–June 12, 2011.

Passavant VI.167.10
Johann David Passavant Le Peintre-Graveur. Leipzig, 1860, cat. no. VI.167.10, p. 167.



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