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Plate 2: Emperor Augustus on Horseback, from 'the First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Artist:
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Battista di Lazzaro Panzera da Parma (Italian, born 1541, active Rome 1577–98)
Date:
1596
Medium:
Etching; first state of two (Bartsch)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 × 8 3/4 in. (30 × 22.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.3474
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered bottom center: AUGUSTUS DIVI FIL; lower left: Ant. tempest.; lower right: II
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XVII.146.597 i/ii
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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