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Tubicines, Liticines, Lÿricines, Cornicines, qui praecedebant Victimam et Hecatoniben (Trumpeteers, cornetists, lyre players, horn players, who precede the victims and sacrifice...)

Tubicines, Liticines, Lÿricines, Cornicines, qui praecedebant Victimam et Hecatoniben (Trumpeteers, cornetists, lyre players, horn players, who precede the victims and sacrifice...)

 
 
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Summary

Unknown (artist nationality)
Recto: top center: (in Latin) Tubicines, Liticines, Lÿricines, Cornicines, qui praecede- / bant Victimam et Hecatoniben. / Sacra enim sua nunquam / celebrabant antiqui sine musicis instrumentis, et harmo- / nicis cantibus et hÿmnis, quibus deorum laudes et en- / comia recitabantur. ; verso: (pencil tracing of upper part of two figures at right and their instruments); bottom center: (in pencil) C575/186; l. l.: (inside mat, in pencil) Ritti 7 . 19 . 1924 20 frs. $1.06 (copied from old mat) (inscription)
Engraving. (medium)
Good condition. Trimmed unevenly, probably just within original plate impression. Missing lower right corner and edge tear middle of right side have been mended. (condition)
Paul Ritti, Librairie Ancienne et Moderne, Paris, 19 July 1924. (provenance)
Cornu (Curved trumpet), Tibia (Aulos), Cythara (Lyre) (instrument)
17th century? (century)
Works of art - - Early Subjects (miller category)

date_range

Date

1600 - 1699
person

Contributors

Unknown artist (artist)
create

Source

Library of Congress
copyright

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Public Domain