Column of Antoniunus and a Roman Obelisk

after Enea Vico, Italian, 1523 - 1567
Unknown Italian, Italian


late 16th century

Engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 17 9/16 × 12 11/16 in. (44.6 × 32.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, in image (on the base of the triumphal column) lower left: COL. ANIONINI; inscribed, in plate, in image, right, below center (on the shaft of the obelisk): DIVO.CAESARI.DIVI.FAVGVSIO.TI / CAESARI.DIVI. AVGVSTI.FAVGVIO. / SACRVM

Course History

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Winter 2012

REL 30, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Spring 2013

REL 30, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Spring 2013

ARTH 13, Rome: The Eternal City, Nicola Camerlenghi, Summer 2014

REL 30.1, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Winter 2019

HIST 43.02, European Intellectual and Cultural History 1400-1800, Darrin McMahon, Fall 2019


James A. Bergquist, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

After Bartsch 418-I

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