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ID: 700000793Record Type: Movable Work
La festa di Testaccio fatta in Roma (etching (print); Du Pérac, Etienne (etcher, died1604); published 16th century; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 562436; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 692))
Note: The print depicts a festival in Monte Testaccio, Rome, featuring a tournament, a bullfight and the killing of a swine taking place before crowds of onlookers. The pyramidal tomb of Gaius Cestius, aqueducts and the surrounding hills appear in the background, while exotic animals, such as a camel, are shown amidst the crowds; An inscription decorated with pontifical arms is printed on a city wall in the lower left corner: P.III. P.M. 1534 [i.e. Paulus III. Pontifex Maximus]. According to Robert-Dumesnil and Linzeler, the date should be read as 1554; Étienne Du Pérac, a French painter, engraver, etcher and architect, was active in Rome for several decades; Forms part of the Collection of festival prints, 1530-1887 (Special Collections accn. no. P910002**).. [15--]
Titles:
La festa di Testaccio fatta in Roma (preferred,C,U,RP,Italian-P,U,U)
Festival in Monte Testaccio, Rome, featuring a tournament, a bullfight, and killing a swine (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
etching (print) [300041365] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published 16th century

Creator Display:
Du Pérac, Etienne (etcher, died1604) [preferred,GRISC]
printmaker Dupérac, Etienne (French architect, painter, and engraver, ca. 1525-1604) [500000071]
Locations:
Current: Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500353615] Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 562436; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 692)
Credit Line: copyright J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research Institute, Special Collections
Address Note: 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Display Materials: 1 print: etching
prints (visual works) [300041273]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)
etching (printing process) [300053241]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)

Dimensions: 37.5 x 52.7 cm
General Subject:
event (preferred )
games and sports
history and legend
animal

Specific Subjects:
festivals [300073472]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), celebrations) (AAT)
bullfights [300379078]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), entertainment events) (AAT)
Paul III, Pope (Italian patron, pope, and cardinal, 1468-1549) [500114692]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
Roma [7003138]
.....(Lazio (region (administrative division)), Italy (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
tournaments [300069188]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), contests) (AAT)
pig (genus) [300250114]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (Hierarchy Name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Artiodactyla (order), Suidae (family)) (AAT)
slaughtering [300379168]
.....(Activities Facet, Functions (Hierarchy Name), functions (activities), <functions by specific context>, agricultural functions) (AAT)

Inscriptions: La festa di Testaccio fatta in Roma Stefano d' Perac fecit. Inscription in lower center of image: S Stefano d' perac Fecit.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
La festa di Testaccio fatta in Roma........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 562436
Festival in Monte Testaccio, Rome, featuring a tournament, a bullfight, and killing a swine........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) note
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... Oeschlin, W. Festarchitektur p. 44, fig. 48
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC,VP]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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