This painting is depicting the Roman Consuls who were very important political leader during the roman republic. Specifically Brutus is raising his knife to stab Julius ceasar, a threat to the Roman republic.
Roman consul (M. Junius Brutus) left, accompanied by two lictors; monogram to left / Eagle standing left on scepter, holding wreath.
A beautiful unisex signet ring that definitely tells a story. The intaglio on the top of the ring shows a Lion and a man “Androcles”. This story tells about Androcles and the lion. Androcles, a runaway slave of a former Roman consul, takes shelter in a cave, which turns out to