Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Fragments d'Architecture Antique

Accession Number: 
172531
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module FOUR--6,080 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Detail, garland & bull's head decoration, Tomb of Cecilia Metella (plate #32)
Image description: 
Bucrania (singular bucranium or bucrane) are motifs representing the head or skull of an ox, often garlanded, common in classical style friezes. The example on the tomb of Cecilia (Caecilia) Metella was particularly famous and copied.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module FOUR
Culture: 
French
Subject: 
Architecture, Roman
Subject: 
Architecture, Greek
Work Types: 
Information Forms; books
Preferred Title: 
Fragments d'Architecture Antique
Agent Display: 
Hector d' Espouy (French author, 1854-1928)
Date: 
ca. 1905 (publication)
Materials: 
ink on paper
Technique: 
offset printing
Alternate Title: 
Fragments d'architecture antique d'apr¿s les relev¿s & restaurations des anciens pensionnaires de l'Acad¿mie de France ¿ Rome
Locations: 
Paris, ¿le-de-France, France
Location Type: 
(publication)
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Classification: 
Architecture