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The death of Caesar

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2007,7056.3

  • Title (object)

    • The death of Caesar
  • Description

    The interior of the Roman Senate with a mob of senators plunging knives into the body of Julius Caesar lying on the floor, after the painting by Georges Rochegrosse; a cutting from the 'Illustrated London News', 15 October 1887, p.467. 1887
    Wood-engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1887
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 210 millimetres
    • Width: 318 millimetres (image only)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and signed within the image
  • Curator's comments

    The painting was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1887.

  • Location

    Not on display (French Masters Portfolio)

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Illustrated London News
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2007

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2007,7056.3

The interior of the Roman Senate with a mob of senators plunging knives into the body of Julius Caesar lying on the floor, after the painting by Georges Rochegrosse; a cutting from the 'Illustrated London News', 15 October 1887  Wood-engraving

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The interior of the Roman Senate with a mob of senators plunging knives into the body of Julius Caesar lying on the floor, after the painting by Georges Rochegrosse; a cutting from the 'Illustrated London News', 15 October 1887 Wood-engraving

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