c19th italian bronze 'grand tour' souvenir reduction of the equestrian statue of emperor marcus aurelius

C19th Italian bronze 'Grand Tour' souvenir reduction of the equestrian statue of Emperor Marcus Aurelius.



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C19th Italian bronze 'Grand Tour' souvenir reduction of the equestrian statue of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius .

Copy of the ancient Roman statue in the Campidoglio , Rome , Italy. Portraying the Emperor mounted on horse-back, the original is now on display in the Capitoline Museums , with a replica on display in the open air of the Piazza del Campidoglio .
The overall theme of the statue is one of power and divine grandeur , with the over life-size study of the Emperor mounted on horse-back.
Raised on a 'verde mare' green marble block base , mounted with pins so can be detached.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (121 AD- 180 AD) was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor.
Good quality detailed casting of consistent dark patination .
H 8"
W 5"
D 2"
Italy c.1850
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Internal Ref: ML168


Height = 21 cm (8")
Width = 13 cm (5")
Depth = 6 cm (3")

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