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Bonifacio, Natale, 1538–1592
Disegno, nel quale si rappresenta l'ordine tenuto in alzare la Guglia ... / Domenico Fo[n]tana da mili diocesi di Como archit. e condvttore ; Natal Bonafacio de Sebenico ... ; Io. Gverra Mut. lineavit et imprimit curavit.
In Roma : Apud Bartholomeum Grassium, 1586.
Physical Description:
1 print : engraving ; 52 x 118 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT62.O2 F6 1604+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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View the catalog record for Domenico Fontana's Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano (1604)
Consists of 3 separate sheets joined together.
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of four prints by Bonifacio added as extra illustration to Domenico Fontana's Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di nostro signore papa Sisto V, 1604 (DT62.O2 F6 1604+). Bound between leaves 18 and 19.
Depicts the raising of the Obelisco Vaticano in Saint Peter's Square in Rome, together with a portrait of Fontana and a depiction of the Vatican Palace. Includes a full drawing of all the details of the capstans, windlasses and winches with their horses and laborers.
Subject Terms:
Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano -- Pictorial works.
Obelisco vaticano (Vatican City) -- Pictorial works.
Obelisks -- Italy -- Rome -- Pictorial works.
Piazza San Pietro (Vatican City) -- Pictorial works.
Engravings -- 1586.
Fontana, Domenico, 1543-1607.
Guerra, Giovanni, 1544-1618, artist.
Grassi, Bartolomeo, active 1582-1600, printer.

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