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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, sixteenth century
Published by Antonio Lafreri, 1512–1577, French
Title:

Templi, ut Putant, Romuli ac Remi

Additional Title(s):

Portal of the Temple of Romulus and Remus

Part Of:

Collective Title: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae

Date:
1550
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 × 10 inches (34.3 × 25.4 cm) and Plate: 11 1/8 × 8 1/4 inches (28.3 × 21 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "8"; lower right: "Box I II. II"

Lettered lower center: "TEMPLI (VT PVTANT) ROMVLI AC REMI QVOD IN COMITIO CERNITVR AC NVNC DIVIS COSMO DAMIANOQ SACRVM EST | PORTA MARMOREA VALVAEQ AHENEAE FORMIS ANT LAFRERI AD VIVVM EFFIGIATAE ROMAE 8. D. L."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.1432
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24731
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