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Production People
Nicolas Beatrizet (Print made by)artist bio
Beatrizet, Nicolas
b Thionville, 1507, or Lunaville, 1515; d Rome, c. 1565

Antonio Lafréry (Published by)artist bio
Lafréry, Antoine [Lafreri, Antonio]
b Orgelet, Jura, 1512; d Rome, 20 July 1577
Title / Description
The Pantheon of Marcus Agrippa, second version, from the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae
 
Date
1549
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
387 x 467 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed at top: 'PANTHEM ROMANM NUNC MARIAE COGNOMENTO ROTVNDAE NOTVM AD ANTIQVAM SVAM EFFIGIEM ET FORMAM EXPRESSVM', on the monument: 'M[ARCVS] AGRIPPA L[VCII] F[ILIVS] CO[N]S[VL] TERTIVM FECIT', lower right on the ewer: 'Labrum ex porphyrite, et duos ex ophite Leones Aegyptiis notis illistres, ex prosximis ut opinor Agrippae ac Neronis thermis, in celebriorem et ampliorem locum, pii Pontifices Maximi, ne situ squalloreve iacerent, propter Pantheum erigi collocarique iusserunt.', with publisher's address and date lower centre: 'ANT. LAFRERI/ROMAE 1549', and numbered in pen and brow ink lower right: '4'
State
third state of four
 
WatermarkWatermark
visible, height: 45 mm, width: 45 mm
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (without stamp)
 
References
Bartsch XV.268.100 (first state of two) info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Hülsen 5a (first state of two) info
Christian Hülsen, 'Das Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae des Antonio Lafreri,' in Collectanea variae doctrinae Leoni S. Olschki, Monachii 1921, pp. 121-70

McGinniss 1976, no. 69 info
Lawrence R. McGinniss, Catalogue of the Earl of Crawford's Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae now in the Avery Architectural Library, New York 1976

Bianchi 1981, pp. 112-13 (second state of three) info
Silvia Bianchi, 'Contributi per l'opera incisa di Nicolas Beatrizet,' Rassegna di studi e di notizie IX (1981), pp. 47-145.

Bianchi 2003–4, no. 109 (third state of four) info
Silvia Bianchi, 'Catalogo dell'opera incisa di Nicola Beatrizet,' Grafica d'arte 14 (2003) 54, pp. 3-12; 14 (2003) 55, pp. 3-12; 14 (2003) 56, pp. 3-12; 15 (2004), 57, pp. 3-13
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 52140.
 
Inventory Number
64260
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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