Faustulus Finding Romulus And Remus

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Date:1778

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Unknown artist

Faustulus Finding Romulus And Remus, 1778

Oil on canvas

1050mm x 1260mm

A landscape scene set by a river with many ruins and trees. The painting depicts the story in Roman mythology of the shepherd Faustulus finding the twins Romulus and Remus being suckled by a she-wolf. Faustulus is standing on the river bank while Romulus and Remus and the she-wolf are in foreground to the left.

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Donor ref:LEAMG : A508.1962 (64/27966)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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