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Maker(s):Piranesi, Francesco; Piranesi, Giovanni
Culture:Italian (1720-1778; 1758/59-1810)
Title:Marble Pedestal of the Column of Antoninus Pius (decursio panel)
Date Made:1784-1789
Type:Print
Materials:Etching
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Sheet: 48 1/2 in x 34 7/8 in; 123.19 cm x 88.5825 cm; Plate: 22 3/8 in x 34 7/8 in; 56.8325 cm x 88.5825 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1999.10.2
Credit Line:Purchase with the Susan and Bernard Schilling (Susan Eisenhart, Class of 1932) Fund
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Description:
Marble statue detailed drawing. The bottom half is graudally accending sections of marble bricks. The top half has important army officers on their horses surrounding the enemy who is on foot in the center of this man-made circle.

Keywords/Tags:
sculpture; emperors; ancient

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