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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni; Piranesi, Francesco
Culture:Italian (1720-1778; 1758/59-1810)
Title:Marble Pedestal of the Column of Antoninus Pius with the Apotheosis of Antoninus and Faustina
Date Made:1784-1789
Place Made:Europe; Italy
Measurements:Sheet: 48 7/16 in x 35 in; 123 cm x 88.9 cm; Plate: 22 11/16 in x 31 1/2 in; 57.6 cm x 80 cm; Image: 43 5/8 in x 31 1/2 in; 110.8 cm x 80 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1999.10.1
Credit Line:Purchase with the Susan and Bernard Schilling (Susan Eisenhart, Class of 1932) Fund

Marble statue detailed drawing. The bottom half is gradually accending sections of marble bricks. The top half has a detailed drawing of the king and queen with three other Roman Gods. On the left there is a person sitting while leaning on one elbow and holding onto a monument. In the center is an angel or God with wings. On the right is a figure wearing a warrior's helmet and leaning on a shield that has the crest of Rome. The king and queen are top center and surrounded by eagles.

sculpture; emperors; ancient

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