Copy after an Ancient Sarcophagus

Augustin Pajou French

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This sheet was made by the French sculptor Augustin Pajou while he was a pensionnaire at the French Academy in Rome between 1752 and 1756. Executed in fluid pen and wash, it depicts an ancient battle. According to the inscription, it was based on a detail of an ancient sarcophagus at the Villa Ludovisi in Rome.

Copy after an Ancient Sarcophagus, Augustin Pajou (French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris), Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, over black chalk

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