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    Sale 5404

    Nineteenth Century European Art

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 144

    Italian School (19th Century)

    Repelling the Gauls from Rome

    Price Realised  

    Italian School (19th Century)
    Repelling the Gauls from Rome
    oil on canvas, unframed
    25½ x 32 in. (64.7 x 81.2 cm.)


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    The geese in the temple of Juno on the Capitoline Hill were said to have saved Rome from the Gauls around 390 BC when they were disturbed in a night raid, raising the alarm.

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