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Agrippina Roman matron sculpture engraving bust

Agrippina

$380.00

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Original antique print
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Julia Agrippina, most commonly referred to as Agrippina Minor or Agrippina the Younger, and after AD 50 known as Julia Augusta Agrippina (16 - 59) was a Roman Empress and one of the more prominent women in the Julio-Claudian dynasty. She was a great-granddaughter of the Emperor Augustus, great-niece and adoptive granddaughter of the Emperor Tiberius, sister of the Emperor Caligula, niece and fourth wife of the Emperor Claudius, and mother of the Emperor Nero. From "Delle Antiche Statue Greche e Romane..., "a collection of ancient Greek and Roman statues found in Venice by Antonio Maria Zanetti the elder (1680-1757). As the librarian of San Marco, Zanetti was a collector, connoisseur, and artist. Framed in fine quality black frame with cream mount with gilt lines. Original descriptive text in Latin on the reverse.
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artist G Patrini (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1740
size 565mm by 440mm (frame)
SKU CL5681