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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
Marble Column in the Cappella della Pieta at St Peter's, from the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae
 
Date
before 1570
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
461 x 285 mm (platemark)
Inscriptions
Inscribed with publisher's address lower centre: 'Ant Lafrerij Romae'
State
second state of three
 
WatermarkWatermark
visible, height: 65 mm, width: 44 mm
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (not stamped)
 
References
Robert-Dumesnil IX.179.114 info
Alexandre P. Robert-Dumesnil, Le peintre-graveur francais, 11 vols., Paris 1835-71

Hülsen 29a (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. 234 info
Lawrence R. McGinniss, Catalogue of the Earl of Crawford's Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae now in the Avery Architectural Library, New York 1976

Miller 1999, no. 54 info
Elizabeth Miller, 16th-Century Italian Ornament Prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1999

Bianchi 2003–4, no. 114 (second state of three) 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
The print was described in Antonio Lafreri's stocklist of c. 1573.
 
Inventory Number
7218
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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