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Fragment of a large Roman altar or the base of a statue group(?)

27 BC-14 AD
Augustan

Pentelic marble

Height: 53cm
Width: 67cm
Thickness: 11cm

Museum number: S111

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 221help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Provenance help-art-provenance

Collected by Charles Heathcote Tatham for Henry Holland in Rome (see Lit. below). Tatham notes on his drawing, "In the possession of Signor Angelo Grimaschi, Sculptor at Rome and for which he demanded 20 Scudi." See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished catalogue of Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, Transcription of Tatham Letters, p. 40. (SM Archive)

Literature

Tatham: Etchings, pl. 13; Drawings, 9.
Description of Sir John Soane's Museum., 1930, fig. 15


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