The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Arch of Titus]

Object Details

Title:

[Arch of Titus]

Artist/Maker:

Unknown maker, Italian

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Rome, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about 1850 - 1860

Medium:

Salted paper print

Object Number:

84.XP.726.68

Dimensions:

21.2 × 28 cm (8 3/8 × 11 in.)

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Object Description

The ruins of a triumphal arch. A Latin inscription is carved along the top of the arch and a bell tower is visible through the main archway. Two figures are leaning against the base of the arch.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.