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Rosso antico torso of a centaur

Rosso antico torso of a centaur

Copy of a Greek statue of the 2nd century B.C.During the Classical period, centaurs—mythical creatures, half horse and half man—represented to the Greeks the wild, uncivilized aspects of man, but by the second ... more

Satyr

Satyr

This bronze is one of three in the Museum's collection by the goldsmith-sculptor Antico, so-named because of his adherence to models of classical antiquity. Here, he adapted the torso of an ancient marble for w... more

Spinario (Boy Pulling a Thorn from His Foot)

Spinario (Boy Pulling a Thorn from His Foot)

This is the best surviving example of Antico’s Spinario – a boy pulling a thorn from his foot – which takes as its starting point a long-celebrated bronze figure, executed in the 3rd century BC and now, as in A... more

Emperor Antoninus Pius

Emperor Antoninus Pius

Working almost exclusively for the members of the Gonzaga family, frequently at their court in Mantua, Antico earned his nickname by specializing in interpretations of antique Greek and Roman sculpture. Trips t... more

Piazza Navona Antico Circo dell'Imperatore Severo Alessandro (...)

Piazza Navona Antico Circo dell'Imperatore Severo Alessandro (...)

Gomar Wouters (Flemish, Antwerp 1649 or 1658–after 1696)

Plate 3: 'Ancient mausoleum erected for the ashes of a Roman emperor' (Mausoleo antico eretto per le ceneri d'un imperadore romano), from the series 'Part one of architecture and perspectives: drawn and etched by Gio. Batt'a Piranesi, Venetian Architect: dedicated to Nicola Giobbe' (Prima parte di Architetture, e prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batt'a Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe)

Plate 3: 'Ancient mausoleum erected for the ashes of a Roman emperor' ...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 6: 'Ruins of an ancient tomb in front of ruins of an ancient aqueduct; above the arches of the latter is the channel which conveyed the water to Rome' (Ruine de sepolcro antico posto dinanzi ad altre ruine d'un Acquedotto pure antico; sopra gli archi del medesimo v'è il canale, per cui si conduceva l'acqua in Roma), from the series 'Part one of architecture and perspectives: drawn and etched by Gio. Batt'a Piranesi, Venetian Architect: dedicated to Nicola Giobbe' (Prima parte di Architetture, e prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batt'a Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe)

Plate 6: 'Ruins of an ancient tomb in front of ruins of an ancient aqu...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 10: 'The ancient Capitol ascended by approximately one hundred steps [...]' (Campidoglio antico a cui si ascendeva per circa cento gradini [...]), from the series 'Part one of architecture and perspectives: drawn and etched by Gio. Batt'a Piranesi, Venetian Architect: dedicated to Nicola Giobbe' (Prima parte di Architetture, e prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batt'a Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe)

Plate 10: 'The ancient Capitol ascended by approximately one hundred s...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Vestibule of an ancient temple . . . (Vestibolo d'antico Tempio . . .)

Vestibule of an ancient temple . . . (Vestibolo d'antico Tempio . . .)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Imaginery ancient temple designed in the style of those built in honor of the Goddess Vesta . . . (Tempio antico inventato e disegnato alla maniera di quelli che si fabbricavano in onore della Dea Vesta . . . )

Imaginery ancient temple designed in the style of those built in honor...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Ruins of an ancient tomb in front of ruins of an ancient aqueduct (Ruine di Sepolcro antico posto dinanzi ad altre ruine d'un Aquedotto)

Ruins of an ancient tomb in front of ruins of an ancient aqueduct (Rui...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Ancient Roman forum surrounded by porticoes, with loggias, some of which communicate with the Imperial Palace and others with the prisons ...(Foro antico romano circondata da portici, con logge, alcune delle quali si uniscono al Palazzo Imperiale ...  )

Ancient Roman forum surrounded by porticoes, with loggias, some of whi...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Ancient mausoleum erected for the ashes of a Roman Emperor (Mausoleo antico eretto per le ceneri d'un Imperadore Romano)

Ancient mausoleum erected for the ashes of a Roman Emperor (Mausoleo a...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

The ancient Capitol ascended by approximately one hundred steps . . . (Campidoglio antico a cui si ascendeva per circa cento gradini . . .)

The ancient Capitol ascended by approximately one hundred steps . . . ...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

The so-called Temple of Salus, on the road to Albano (Tempio antico volgarmente detto della Salute)

The so-called Temple of Salus, on the road to Albano (Tempio antico vo...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

The so-called Temple of Bacchus, now the Church of S. Urban, interior (Veduta interna dell antico Tempio di Bacco, or. di S. Urbano)

The so-called Temple of Bacchus, now the Church of S. Urban, interior ...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

manuscript from "La Tavola di Bronzo ([i.e.] Discorso sopra un antico monumento trovato nella valle della Polcevera l'anno 1506, letto dall'Accademico G. Serra). Il Pallio di Seta ([i.e.] Discorso intorno al Pallio di Seta, lavoro Bisantino del secolo XIII. dell'Avvocato M. G. Canale). Ed il Codice Colomboamericano ([i.e.] Lettere, privilegi, cedole ed altre scritture di Don Cristoforo Colombo, Almirante Maggiore del Mare Oceano, etc. [Collected and accompanied by an Introduction by G. B. Spotorno]). Nuovamente illustrati per cura di G. Banchero"

manuscript from "La Tavola di Bronzo ([i.e.] Discorso sopra un antico ...

This image has been taken from scan 000648 from "La Tavola di Bronzo ([i.e.] Discorso sopra un antico monumento trovato nella valle della Polcevera l'anno 1506, letto dall'Accademico G. Serra). Il Pallio di Set... more

map from "L'Egitto Antico illustrato e l'Egitto Moderno, etc"

map from "L'Egitto Antico illustrato e l'Egitto Moderno, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000171 from "L'Egitto Antico illustrato e l'Egitto Moderno, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Lib... more

portrait from "L'Egitto Antico illustrato e l'Egitto Moderno, etc"

portrait from "L'Egitto Antico illustrato e l'Egitto Moderno, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000018 from "L'Egitto Antico illustrato e l'Egitto Moderno, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Lib... more

Entree du Passage Moliere 157 Rue St. Martin (3e)

Entree du Passage Moliere 157 Rue St. Martin (3e)

Digital Accession Number: 1981:0952:0053.0001..Maker: Eugène Atget (French, 1857-1927)..Title: Entree du Passage Moliere 157 Rue St. Martin (3e)..Date: 1908..Medium: albumen print..Dimensions: 21.8 x 17.6 cm. (... more

Paris

Paris

The artist's adopted nickname, Antico, refers to his lifelong work revitalizing and perpetuating the sculpture of antiquity. He is known above all for bronze statuettes of exquisite detail and refinement that r... more