Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
Vergil Aeneid Events after the end of Vergil's text (described by Maffeo Vegio in his appendix to Book XII)Aeneas is declared the victor whilst Turnus's body is carried away
Further details
Engraving on the inside of an authentic Etruscan cista - the authenticity of the engraving has been in doubt since the 19th century, De Puma regards it as forgery of Martinetti
ARTIST/CREATOR
Martinetti, Francesco (1833-1895)
DATE
circa 1864
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Richard De Puma, Francesco Martinetti and the Cista Pasinati. Some observations on the enhancement of ancient bronzes, Source 20,1 (2000), 54-61
Contact
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