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The death of Antony.

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Title
The death of Antony.
Names
Mirys, Augustyn de (1700-1790) (Artist)
Ferris, Stephen James (1835-1915) (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Created: unknown
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Dead persons -- Egypt
Grief
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C
Suicides
Censers -- To 499
Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C.
Genres
Portraits
Notes
Content: Marcus Antonius was a Roman orator and general. After the murder of Caesar Antonius joined an alliance with Octavian and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus. This became known as the Second Triumvirate. Political disagreements esculated and civil war broke out. The navy of Antony and Cleopatra was defeated by Octavian at the Battle of Actium in 31 B.C. Marcus Antonius committed suicide in Egypt.
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Etchings
Foxing on border.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 11.4 x 14.2 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 55ab1630-c5bf-012f-6f70-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • : Created
  • 1700: Creator Born
  • 1790: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The death of Antony." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-475b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The death of Antony." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-475b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. The death of Antony. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-475b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The death of Antony.