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Thursday, 5 December 2019

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Gioacchino Rinaldi
Detailabbildung: Gioacchino Rinaldi
Detailabbildung: Gioacchino Rinaldi

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Gioacchino Rinaldi

Die plinischen Tauben31,5 x 38 cm.
Rom, Ende 18. Jahrhundert.

Catalogue price€ 20.000 - 25.000 Catalogue price € 20.000 - 25.000  $ 22,200 - 27,750
£ 16,800 - 21,000
元 156,200 - 195,250
₽ 1,413,800 - 1,767,250

 

Mikromosaik in dunklen Stein gesetzt, die Tauben des Plinius darstellend. Das beliebte Motiv nimmt Bezug auf eine römische Kopie, welche 1737 in Form eines Fußbodenmosaiks in der Villa des Hadrian in Tivoli wiedergefunden wurde und sich heute in den Kapitolinischen Museen in Rom befindet (Sala delle Colombe, inv. MC0402). (†) (1212184) (13)


Gioacchino Rinaldi
THE DOVES OF PLINY 31.5 x 38 cm.
Rome, end of the 18th century.

Micromosaic inlaid with dark stones depicting the Doves of Pliny. The popular subject refers to a Roman copy, which was rediscovered in 1737 in a floor mosaic in the Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli and is today held at the Capitoline Museums in Rome (Sala delle Colombe, inv. no. MC0402).

 

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