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Maker(s):Lauro, Giacomo
Culture:Italian (1561-1645)
Title:Columna Traiana [Trajan's Column], Plate 133 from the series Antiquae Urbis Splendor [The Wonders of Ancient Rome]
Date Made:1612-1641
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:Mat: 14 in x 28 in; 35.6 cm x 71.1 cm; Sheet: 7 5/16 in x 9 1/2 in; 18.6 cm x 24.1 cm; Image: 7 1/8 in x 9 3/8 in; 18.1 cm x 23.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, etched in plate): COLVMNA TRAIANA; PLATE NUMBER: recto, upp. r (printed, etched in plate): 133; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, etched in plate): (eight lines of text to be added)
Accession Number:  MH 2013.1.5
Credit Line:Gift from the collection of Louise Fitz Randolph
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Column, with a relief sculpture frieze running up it, in the center of an narrow piazza, buildings lining the open space. The base of the column is in a rectangular pit that has been dug into the ground. People walking and in carriages in the piazza. Church in the lower left corner. Caption/key below.

columns; built environments; carriages

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