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Image of Titus Being Attached by the Vulture

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Michelangelo Buonarroti
Italian (1475 - 1564) Secondary

Published by
Antonio Salamanca
Italian (ca. 1500 - 1562) Publisher

Titus Being Attached by the Vulture

Early 16th century - mid-16th century
State: earlier state

11 1/8 in. x 14 3/4 in. (28.3 cm x 37.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.6
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: Italian
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • history and legend
  • Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • ruins - The remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
  • vultures - General term referring to members of 22 species of large, carrion-eating birds that live predominantly in the tropics and subtropics of the New World and Old World. Although they superficially resemble each other, they are only distantly related, the similarities between Old World and New World groups due to convergent evolution.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Divine (Re)Productions: Italian Printmaking in the Sixteenth Century, from the Bryn Mawr College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Mar 21, 2001 – Apr 4, 2001
  • Legendary Couples: Classical Mythology Prints from the College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Oct 15, 1999 – Dec 4, 1999

  • Plate Dimensions: 11 1/8 x 14 3/4 in. (28.3 x 37.5 cm)

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