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Creator:
Sir David Low, 1891–1963, New Zealand
Title:

Hitch in the Roman Triumph

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, white gouache, blue chalk and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, mounted on, thick, slightly textured, beige, cardboard
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 7/16 × 21 1/16 inches (36.7 × 53.5 cm), Sheet: 13 3/4 × 20 1/8 inches (34.9 × 51.1 cm), and Image: 12 1/8 × 19 5/16 inches (30.8 × 49.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper left :" VICTORY SPQR", inscrubed in pen, with black ink, upper right: "AVE CAESA | VICTORY" inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower left: "RESERVED CHAINS | FOR THE SANCTIONS NATIONS", inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center:"HITCH IN THE ROMAN TRIUMPH". inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower right: "CAESAR: "BOTHER! THE CAPTIVES ARE LATE!""

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "LOW"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles and Jennifer Monaghan
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1989.31.3
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | historical subject | World War 1939-1945
Associated People:
Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus (63 BC–AD 14)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2949
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