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The Roman Military Punishments

London [1725]


Author's presentation to [L. West?], 1725; Michael Lort (1725-1790, inscribed "Michael Lort Trin: Coll: Cant: 96 1773"); his sale, Sotheby's, 1791; George Steevens (1736-1800; inscribed on preliminary leaf "George Steevens. Bought April 9th 1791 at Dr. Lort's Sale for £6.6.0. G.S. The only Large Paper Copy I ever saw."); George Baker (d. 1825); Edward Cheney; Louis W. Black, by whom given to MFA, November 9, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Paulson 57-72

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 14 etchings, plus many extra-illustrated proofs


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books