Vestal Virgins consulting the oracles, gathered around a flaming altar

Details

  • Title

    Vestal Virgins consulting the oracles, gathered around a flaming altar

  • Artist/maker

    Pietro Aquila (1650 - 1692) (printmaker)
    after Ciro Ferri (1634 - 1689)
  • Associated people

    Giovanni Giacomo de' Rossi (1627 - 1691) (publisher)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1670 - 1680
  • Material and technique

    etching

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    plate 44.5 x 52.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.6386

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Further reading

Le Blanc, Charles, Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes, contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations, 4 vols. (Paris, 1854-1890), 1.54, 84

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