Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 108 of 494 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed

[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 Battista; Piranesi, Francesco
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Ancient Location of the Column of Antoninus Pius; Column Erected in Memory of the Emperor Antonius Pius and Faustina, His Wife
Date Made:1774-1779
Type:Print
Materials:Etching, ink on laid paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:Mat: 29 in x 35 in; 73.7 cm x 88.9 cm; Sheet: 20 3/4 in x 29 9/16 in; 52.7 cm x 75.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signature: recto, upp. r. on left hand print (printed, within image): CAV. PIRANESI F. ; signature: recto, lwr. r. of right hand print (printed, within plate): CAV. PIRANESI F.
Accession Number:  MH 1999.11
Credit Line:Purchase with the Susan and Bernard Schilling (Susan Eisenhart, Class of 1932) Fund
mh_1999_11_v1.jpg

Description:
Two plates printed on same sheet. To the left is a map drawn as if on stone showing the Piazza di Monte Citorio, the Piazza Colonna, Piazza di Pietra, Palazzo dell’Eccmo Sig. Principe Chigi, Palazzo dell’ Eccmo Sig. Duca di Fiano and the Strada del Corso.

The image to the right shows the column with measurements. Ten medallions illustrated around column showing Faustina and Antonius

Link to share this object record:
https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1999.11

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email fc-museums-web@fivecolleges.edu.

2 Related Media Items

mh_1999_11_v1.jpg
mh_1999_11_v1.jpg
mh_1999_11_v1.jpg
mh_1999_11_v2.jpg
<< Viewing Record 108 of 494 >>