Aurelius Antoninus Pius

Aurelius Antoninus Pius

late 1400s

Marble

Overall: 50.5 x 34 x 13 cm (19 7/8 x 13 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial Collection 1939.160

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In 2008, Francesco Caglioti published this relief as the work of Gregorio di Lorenzo, a peripatetic sculptor, born in Florence, and a pupil of Desiderio da Settignano. Studies by Linda Pisani in 2002 and Caglioti in 2008 have securely identified a coherent body of work by Gregorio di Lorenzo, with many works stemming from a group published by Ulrich Middeldorf in 1979 under the moniker Master of the Marble Madonnas A specialist in imperial reliefs, Gregorio di Lorenzo is surely the author of this work, with such distinctive features as the cork.screw curls, the schematic rendering of the armor, and the slim carved moldings on three sides.

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