Titus Manlius on Horseback
Plate 8 from the series The Roman Heroes

Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (active Haarlem), 1558 - 1617

Geography:
Made in Netherlands, Europe
Published in Haarlem, Netherlands, Europe

Date:
1586

Medium:
Engraving

Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 9/16 x 9 5/16 inches (37 x 23.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1985-52-1398

Credit Line:
The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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Label:
The Roman soldier Titus Manlius disobeyed orders and engaged in a forbidden duel. His inability to abide by the army’s moral code led to his execution.