The French historian of art, Seroux d'Agincourt, 1825, by his copious illustrations, greatly facilitated the study of the architecture of the catacombs and the works of art contained in them.
(From Seroux d'Agincourt.) dove, the anchor, the olive-branch, or the monogram of Christ (figs.
Among the older works are: Bosio, Roma sotterranea, Severano's edition (1632), and Aringhi's edition (1651); Boldetti, Osservazioni sopra i Cmiteri dei santi martini (Rome, 1720); Bottari, Sculture e pitture sagre, &c. (Rome, 1 7371 754); Seroux d'Agincourt, Histoire de l'art par les monuments (Paris, 1823; German ed., 1840); G.
JEAN BAPTISTE LOUIS GEORGE SEROUX D'AGINCOURT (1730-1814), French archaeologist and historian, was born at Beauvais on the 5th of April 1730.
In the year of his death Seroux d'Agincourt published in Paris a Recueil de fragments de sculpture antique, en terre cuite (1 vol.
(see Du Sommerard, and D'Agincourt, Moyen Age).