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Creator:
Print made by Nicolas Beatrizet, 1507 or 1515–ca. 1565, French
Published by Antonio Lafreri, 1512–1577, French
Title:
Pantheum Romanum nunc Mariae Cognomento
Date:
1549
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/8 × 21 inches (41 × 53.3 cm) and Plate: 15 1/2 × 18 1/2 inches (39.4 × 47 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink lower center: "54"; in graphite, on verso, upper left: "Pantheon | Rome, Ant Lafreri, 1549 | Petrid: Nobilibus | Paulo Gratiano | Huelsen-Later state of 5b | Quaritch (not recorded. Later state of 17); upper center: "3rd of 3 recorded states | 393 x 472 mm"

Watermark

Lettered within image, upper center: "Panthevm Romanvm Nvnc Mariae Congnomento Rotvndae Notvm Ad Antiqvam Svam Effigiem Et Formam Expressvm"; center: M Agrippa L F Cos Tertivm Fecit"; below: "Imp Casel L Septimvs Pivs Pertinax Arabicvs Adiabenicvs Parthicvs Pont Max Trib Pot Xi Cos III P P Procos Et | Imp Caes M Avrelivs Antoninvs Pivs Felix Avg Trib Potest V Cos Procos Panthevm Vetvstate Corrvptvm Cvm Omni Cvltv Restitvervnt"; lower center: "AnT. Lafreri | Romae 1549"; right: "a Paulo Gratiano quesita"; right: "Petri de Nobilibus Formi."; right: "Labrum | ex porphy- | rite, et duos | ex ophite Le ones | Aegyptys notis illistres, | ex prosximis ut opinor | Agrippe ac Neronis ther- | mis, in celebriorem et | amplioren locum, py | Pontifices Maximi, ne | situ squalloreeue iace- | rent, propter Panthe-| um erigi collac- | reique isfse- | runt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.1420
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | cityscape | lions | temple
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy | Lazio | Pantheon (Rome) | Rome
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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When in Rome - Prints and Photographs, 1550-1900 (Smith College Museum of Art, 2016-09-30 - 2017-01-01)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24719
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