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Find art you love and shop high-quality art prints, photographs, framed artworks and posters at Art.com. The images shows the battle of Sentinum against the Gauls, Samniter and Etruscans, in which the Consul sought death., 01.01.1111 This panel is one of the models designed by Rubens for a series of tapestries on the life of the Consul Publius Decius(4th century BC).

Decius Mus Cycle View Title Death of Decius Mus Creator/Culture painter: Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) Site/Repository Repository: Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein (Vaduz, Liechtenstein) Period/Date Baroque Creation date: ca. The Death of Decius Mus in Battle by Rubens is, therefore, not framed, and will be sent to you rolled up and packaged in a strong and secure postal tube.

The Death of Decius Mus in Battle (1618) by Rubens. Quintus Decius Mus, father of the consul of 340 BC. The hero’s horse rears up in a regal levade.

It offers an extremely eloquent depiction of this Roman hero’s moral example: following a prediction in a dream, he stoically sacrificed his own life in exchange for his people’s final victory over the Latins. Even as Decius Mus falls, another Latin warrior is raising his sword high to bring it down on the doomed hero. Media in category "Story of Decius Mus cartoons" The following 13 files are in this category, out of 13 total.

In 249 CE Roman emperor Philip the Arab sent senator Decius to be the governor of the troubled provinces of Moesia and Pannonia. Peter Paul Rubens created the Decius Mus Cycle around 1616-1618, he shows the self sacrifice of the Consul of Rome in six scenes. You can check the price for shipping of the order on the shopping cart screen. The death of Decius Mus is the central dramatic event of this scene. Death of the Roman consul Decius Mus. Roman legions under the ineffective command of the governor there were deserting to the invading Goths who were angry because Philip had cut indemnity payments. Decius Mus falls backward off his horse while his fingers cling onto its flowing mane. The sequence of paintings on the history of the Roman consul Decius Mus, which has been one of the greatest glories of the Liechtenstein collection since its acquisition in 1693, occupies a significant position in the work of Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640).

Decius was Roman emperor from 249 to 251 CE. Jacob Matthias Schmutzer - DECIUS MUS DEUTET SEINEN OFFIZIEREN DEN TRAUM.jpg 590 × 660; 112 KB Simon de Vos - Death of Decius Mus.jpg 1,920 × 1,457; 427 KB Vilhelm Lundstrøm, Copy after Rubens, The death of Decius Mus (Prado, Madrid), c. 1920, 0193NMK, …