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Podcast Episode 10: The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

Welcome to the show notes and images for Accessible Art History: The Podcast. This week's topic is the powerful Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius. To listen to the episode, click here or download it on your favorite podcast platform!



Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius - Original

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Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius - Replica

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Example of the Lost Wax Technique

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Bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Colossal Head of Constantine

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Piazza del Campidoglio

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Commodus, son of Marcus Aurelius

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Gattamelata by Donatello

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Drawing of a Horse by Leonardo da Vinci

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Sources


Gardner's Art through the Ages, 12th edition Fred S. Kleiner


Rome 2018 by Rick Steves


https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ancient-art-civilizations/roman/middle-empire/v/equestrian-sculpture-of-marcus-aurelius-c-173-76-c-e


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equestrian_Statue_of_Marcus_Aurelius#:~:text=The%20Equestrian%20Statue%20of%20Marcus,to%20standing%20statues%20of%20Augustus.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost-wax_casting


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Aurelius


https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ancient-art-civilizations/roman/middle-empire/a/equestrian-sculpture-of-marcus-aurelius


https://www.ushistory.org/civ/6c.asp


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitoline_Hill#Michelangelo


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