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Production People
Etienne Dupérac (Print made by)artist bio
Dupérac, Etienne [Du Perac, Stefano]
b Bordeaux, c. 1525; d Paris, 1601

Michelangelo (After)artist bio
Michelangelo (Buonarroti) [Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni]
b Caprese, ?6 March 1475; d Rome, 18 Feb 1564
Title / Description
Longitudinal Section Showing the Interior of Saint Peter's Basilica as Conceived by Michelangelo, from the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae
 
Date
1569
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
338 x 478 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed and inscribed at top: 'ORTHOGRAPHIA PARTIS INTERIORIS//TEMPLI DIVI PETRI IN VATICANO/MICHAEL ANGELVS BONAROTA INVENIT/STEPHANVS DVPERAC FECIT'
State
(only state)
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Robert-Dumesnil vol. 8, p. 103, no. 51 (first state of
two) info
Alexandre P. Robert-Dumesnil, Le peintre-graveur francais, 11 vols., Paris 1835-71

Hülsen no. 93a (only state) info
Christian Hülsen, 'Das Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae des Antonio Lafreri,' in Collectanea variae doctrinae Leoni S. Olschki, Monachii 1921, pp. 121-70

Adhémar in IFF 1938, vol. 1, p. 317, no. 51 (first
state of two) info
Jean Adhémar, Inventaire du fonds français: Graveurs du seizieme siecle: Bibliothèque Nationale, Département des Estampes, vol. 2, Paris 1938

McGinniss 1976, no. 226 info
Lawrence R. McGinniss, Catalogue of the Earl of Crawford's Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae now in the Avery Architectural Library, New York 1976
 
Inventory Number
52246
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Unmounted
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