Forum Pompeii

Philippe Benoist, French, 1813 - 1905


about 1850

Lithograph on paper

Image: 7 13/16 × 10 7/8 in. (19.8 × 27.6 cm)

Sheet: 8 3/4 × 11 13/16 in. (22.3 × 30 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Professor Harry E. Burton, Class of 1908H



Lemercier et Cie., Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Dessiné d'après nature et lith. par Ph. Benoist.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: IMp. par Lemercier à Paris; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, upper center: Philippe Benoist, French, 19th Century "Forum Pompeii"; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, center: H.E. Burton

Course History

ARTH 7, Pompeii in Antiquity and in the Modern Imagination , Steven Kangas, Winter 2012


Professor Harry Edwin Burton (1868-1945); given to present collection, 1945.

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