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)

NA

  • TITLE

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

    : NA
  • INVENTARIO

    :
  • 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.

YOU MAY BE ALSO BE INTERESTED:

  • TITLE

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

    NA
  • INVENTARIO

  • DATE

    c. 1560
  • TYPE

    Painting,Sculpture
  • TECNIQUE

    Plaster cast
  • DIMENSIONS

    72 × 110 × 36 cm
  • SUBJECT

  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century sculpture
  • ROOM

    2

WHAT’S ON

READING ROOM: SUMMER CLOSURE

Biblioteca

READING ROOM: SUMMER CLOSURE

From July 26 to August 31 the reading room is closed for the usual summer pause.

21/07/2021
NEWS
PINACOTECA: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Pinacoteca

PINACOTECA: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Opening hours, booking and access procedures

21/07/2021
NEWS
THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO OPENS AGAIN TO THE PUBLIC!

San Sepolcro

THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO OPENS AGAIN TO THE PUBLIC!

Every Sunday, from May 23, 2021

14/05/2021
NEWS
THE <em>DIVINE COMEDY</em> AT THE AMBROSIANA

Pinacoteca

THE DIVINE COMEDY AT THE AMBROSIANA

On the occasion of the celebrations for the seventh centenary of Dante Alighieri's death, the exhibition presents a precious selection of Divine Comedies from the Ambrosiana Library.

29/04/2021-12/09/2021
Exhibition