Auction web 116
By Bertolami Fine Art
May 18, 2022
Piazza Lovatelli, 1 00186 Roma, Italy
Mercoledì 18 Maggio 2022 dalle ore 14:00 CEST
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LOT 15:

Antonio Lafrery (1512-1577)
Sepolcro di Publio Vibio Mariano

Bulino 30,5x40,5 cm

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Antonio Lafrery (1512-1577)
Sepolcro di Publio Vibio Mariano

Bulino 30,5x40,5 cm

Inscribed in the lower part: "Antonij Lafreri formis Romæ 1551". Part of the "Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae". Depicts the tomb of Publio Vibio Mariano, erected around the second half of the 3rd century along Via Cassia. Since the Middle Ages it was commonly considered the tomb of Nero.

Bibliography:
B. Rubach, Ant. Lafreri Formis Romae (2016), n. 34

Trimmed at the platemark and applied on coeval laid paper, as usual for the plates of "Speculum". Beautiful proof, slight oxidations.

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