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Maker(s):Lauro, Giacomo
Culture:Italian (1561-1645)
Title:Capitolii Novi Descritio [New Description of the Capitoline Hill], Plate 157 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 18 in; 35.6 cm x 45.7 cm; Sheet/Image: 7 1/16 in x 9 3/8 in; 17.9 cm x 23.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. ctr. (printed, etched in plate): CAPITLII • NO VI • DESCRIPTIO •; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (printed, etched in plate): (six lines of text in a box to be added); INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. r. (printed, etched in plate): (five lines of text to be added); PLATE NUMBER: recto, upp. r. (printed, etched in plate): 157; INSCRIPTION> recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, etched in plate): (eleven lines of text to be added)
Accession Number:  MH 2013.1.23
Credit Line:Gift from the collection of Louise Fitz Randolph
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

View of the Capitoline Hill, as redesigned by Michelangelo, from a slightly elevated angle. Ancient sculptures, including Castor and Pollux and the equestrian portrait of Marcus Aurelius in the piazza. Caption/key below.

built environments; sculpture; architecture; equestrians

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