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Continence of Scipio (1789)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Continence of Scipio 1789 Oil on canvas, 239.5 x 165.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg In 1785 the British diplomat Lord Carysfort was entrusted with a commission to Reynolds for two paintings, one for Catherine the Great of…

Continenza di Scipione (after 1506)

Bellini, Giovanni (c.1430-1516) Continenza di Scipione (Episode from the Life of Publius Cornelius Scipio) after 1506 Oil on canvas, 74.8 x 356.2 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington See also: • Scipio Africanus, Publius Cornelius (236-183 BC)