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Creator:
Print made by Ambrogio Brambilla, active ca. 1579–1599, Italian
Print made by Claudio Duchetti, died ca. 1585, French
Published by Giovanni Orlandi, active 1590–1640, Italian
Antonio Lafreri, 1512–1577, French
Title:
Insula Tiberina
Date:
1582
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/8 × 19 1/2 inches (39.1 × 49.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered upper center: "INSVLA TIBERINA | ?????C ???C H MEPAIC GAIWTINI TYF?W EXPHMATICEN E?TEINE? APICTE | PON BHMA KAI ?POCKYNNCAI ENA APOTOY?E?IOY E?TEINE?ITO APICTEPON | KAI TEINAI TOYC ?ENTE ?AKTY?OYC E?ANW TOY BHMATOC KAIAPAI THN XEI | PA KAI E?TTEINAI E?I TOYC I?IOYC OFTA?MOYC KAI OPTON ANEB?E YE TOY | ?HMOY ?APECTWTOC KAICYN XAI POMENOY OTI ZWCAI APETAI EGENONTO E?I | TOY CEBACTOY HIMON ANTWNEINOY | AOYKIW ??EYPEITIKW KAI AFH??ICMENW Y?O?ANTOC ANTPW?OY EXPHCMATI | CEN OTEOC E?TEIN KAIEKTOY TPIBWMOY APAI TEFPAN KAI METOINOY ANA | FYPACAI KAI E?ITEINAI E?ITO ??EYPON KAI ECWTH KAI ?HMOCIA HYXAPICTICEN | TW TEW KAI O?HMOC CYNEXAPI AYTW | AIMA ANAFEPONTI IOY?IANW AFH ??ICMENW Y?O?ANTOC ANTPW?OY EXPHCMA | TICEN OTEOC EATEIN KAIEKTOY TRIBWMOI APAI KOKKOYC CTPOBI?OY KAI | FAGEIN META ME?ITOC E?I TPEIC HMEPAC KAI CEWTH KAI E?TWN ?HMOCIA | HYXAPICTHCEN EM?POCTEN TOY ?HMOY | OYALEPCW A?PW CTPATIWTH TYF?W EXPHMATICEN OTEOC E?TWN KAI?ABEIN AIMA | EZA?EKTPYONOC ?EYKOY METAME?ITOC KAI KO??YPIOY CYNTPI?AI KAI E?I | TPEIC HMEPAC ENIXPEICAI C?ITOYC OFTA?MOYC KAI ANEB?E?EN KAI E?H?YTEN | KAI HYXAPICTHCEN ?HMOCIA TW ?EW"; lettered center left to center right: "HOSPITALE | TEMP. ESCVLAPII | T:BERE | CINTHIAE | TEMP: IOVIS LICAONII | T:FAVNI"; lettered lower center: "Essendo scacciato da Roma Tarquinio Superbo, gli Romani tenendo che fosse cosa abbomineuole mangiar' il suo formento che all'hora haveva parte tagliato et parte era da tagliarse nel campo tiberino, lo gettorno nel | Tevere con la paglia che per la staggione calda et il fiume basso insieme con altre brutture fece massa et diuiene isola, la quale puoi con industria et arte fu formata in forma di naue, et fu chiamata insola de Gioue licaonio, del suo | tempo che ui fu edificato, gli furno anchora doi tempii uno de Esculapio, l’altro de fauno, con molti stupendi edeficii. Era di longhezza de un quarto de miglio et larghezza de cinquanta passi. Ioannes Orlandi formis romae 1602. Romae Clavdii Dvcheti Formis."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.1426
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24725
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