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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 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
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

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

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