109
109
Gerard Hoet
CLELIA CROSSING THE TIBER
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT
109
Gerard Hoet
CLELIA CROSSING THE TIBER
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Tableaux, Sculptures et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle

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Gerard Hoet
ZALTBOMMEL 1648 - 1733 LA HAYE
CLELIA CROSSING THE TIBER

Catalogue Note

This episode of Roman history is taken from Plutarch: Clelia, a young Roman hostage given to Etruscan king Porsena, fled crossing over the Tiber with her ​​fellow captives. This story, highlighting feminine courage, was a popular subject in the seventeenth century art.

Tableaux, Sculptures et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle

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Paris