Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Marcus Aurelius Germais seu Parthis Supplicibus ac se se Dedentibus dexteram porrigit atque in suam fidem recipit', ('Marcus Aurelius extends his right hand to the Parthians who surrender and offer their allegiance'). It shows three standing male figures (one of whom M. Aurelius), and four supplicant, kneeling, Parthians. It is in fact a sculptural relief from the Arco di Portugallo. Important Note: This print is sold with matting, which adds substantially to shipping cost. We can ship without matting. Inquire about reduced pricing.
Condition: Excellent, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Professionally matted. Not examined out of matting.
Medium: Etching/engraving on a verge type handlaid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 44 x 54 cm. The image size is ca. 22 x 31 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 17.3 x 21.3 inch. The image size is ca. 8.7 x 12.2 inch.
Part Number: 42786
Location: (DPTPC) DPO64-01
Description: This print originates from a set of engravings of Roman triumphal arches titled 'Veteres Arcus Augustorum', 1690, with a total of 52 prints.

Artists and Engravers: Engraved and designed by Petrus Sanctus Bartolus. Pietro Santi Bartoli (1635-1700). He was a student of the French artist Poussin. His nickname was Perugino. He was antiquarian to both the Queen Christina and Benedetto Odescalchi (1611-1689), who became Pope in 1676 under the name of Innocent XI.