Agrippina Landing at Brundisium with the Ashes of Germanicus

Oil on canvas | 163.8 x 240cm | 1768

Benjamin West

This painting exemplifies a reawakened interest in the noble values of classical antiquity-stoicism, self-sacrifice, generosity, patriotism-that influenced artists and writers as well as politicians in the second half of the eighteenth century. It br...
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