early c20th framed black and white photograph of 'grand tour' interest augustus caesar prima porta

Early C20th framed black and white photograph of 'Grand Tour' interest , "Augustus Caesar Prima Porta".



Item Ref

ML 166


Early C20th framed and glazed black and white photograph of 'Grand Tour' interest, "Augustus Caesar Prima Porta".
Professional-quality photograph of the marble sculpture on display in the Braccio Nuovo (New Wing) of the Vatican Museums , Rome , Italy.

Augustus (63 BC -14 AD) was the founder of the Roman Empire and its first Emperor .
The 2 metre high marble statue of Augustus Caesar was discovered in 1863 at the Villa of Livia at Primo Porta , near Rome.
In ebonised and gilt contemporary frame and set within arch-top gilt edged mount.
H 22"
W 16"
Italy c.1920
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Internal Ref: ML 166


Height = 55 cm (22")
Width = 40 cm (16")
Depth = 2 cm (1")

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