Rome Taken from the Gauls

Black crayon, pen and ink, brush and watercolors, white heightening on blue paper | c. 1810

Arinaud Charles Caraffe

A Gaul is shown pulling the beard of an old Roman seated in front of the closed door of a house. Two old armored men step up to the platform one of them holding a lighted torch. A dead woman and a child lie in front of the platform. The Gauls come fr...
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