Ambrosiana

Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome) NA

Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome)

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  • TITLE

    : Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome)
  • AUTHOR

    : NA
  • DATE

    : c. 1560
  • TYPE

    : Painting,Sculpture
  • TECNIQUE

    : Plaster cast
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 72 × 110 × 36 cm
  • SUBJECT

    :
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 16th century sculpture
  • ROOM

    : 2

We know that in the courtyard of Pompeo Leoni’s famous Casa degli Omenoni stood a life-size copy of the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome, and this cast of the horse’s head from the famous monument also comes from the Pompeo Leoni Collection. Documents show that it has been in the Ambrosiana, certainly for academic and study purposes, at least since 1661.

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  • TITLE

    Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome)
  • AUTHOR

    NA
  • DATE

    c. 1560
  • TYPE

    Painting,Sculpture
  • TECNIQUE

    Plaster cast
  • DIMENSIONS

    72 × 110 × 36 cm
  • SUBJECT

  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century sculpture
  • ROOM

    2

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