Peroid, Renaissance Painting of Emperor Otho

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Description

A large, richly colored, oil on canvas painting of Emperor Marcus Salvius Otho Caesar Augustus in profile. Heavy chiaroscuro and strong modeling give the picture a stunning gravitas. Otho's brief reign was part of "The Year of the Four Emperors" in 69 AD, when the Roman Empire was ruled by four emperors ruled in succession: Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian.

Dimensions:  4ft. 7in. Height x 43.5in. Width
Period:  c.1575
Place of Origin:  Italy
Materials:  Oil on Canvas