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Faustina Roman matron sculpture engraving bust

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Faustina

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Annia Galeria Faustina, more familiarly referred to as Faustina I (c100 - 140), was a Roman Empress and wife of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius. 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. One mark at the top right of the image.
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artist G Patrini (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1740
size 565mm by 440mm (frame)
SKU CL5686