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James Bruce, 1730–1794, British, The Ruins of Carthage, ca. 1769
The Ruins of Carthage
- Additional Title(s):
Plate ten, Aquaduct of Carthage
- ca. 1769
- Pen and black ink, gray ink, gray wash, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 25 5/16 × 38 1/4 inches (64.3 × 97.2 cm), Image: 12 × 16 3/16 inches (30.5 × 41.1 cm)
Inscribed in pen and black ink, Title page, upper center: "THE RUINS OF CARTHAGE"; inscribed in pen and black ink, center: "Lucus in urbe fuit media, laetissimus umbra; | Zuo primum jactati undis et turbine Pani | Effodere loco signum, quod regia Juno | Monstrarat, caput acris equi: sic nam fore bello | Egregiam, et facilem Victu per secula gentem. | Virg: AEn.J"; inscribed in red graphite, lower left: "45"; inscribed in pen and black ink, image page, upper left: "Pl. X aqued. of Carthage"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject
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