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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
Published by Pietro de Nobili, active 1582, Italian
Published by Antonio Lafreri, 1512–1577, French
Title:

Sepulchrum C. Cesti Epulonis Ostiensi

Additional Title(s):

Pyramid of Gaius Cestius

Part Of:

Collective Title: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae

Date:
1547
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered within image, center: "C Cestivs L F Pob Epvlo Pr Tr Pl | VII Vir Epvlonvm"; below: "Opvs Apsolvtvm Ex Testamento Diebvs CCC XXX | Arbitratv | Ponti P F Clamelae Haeredis Et Ponthi L"; below: "Sepvlchrvm C Cest Epvlonis Ostiensi Via | Et Pyramide Et Marmore Qvadrato Nobilissimvm | Atq Omnivm Vetvstissimvm | Romae 8Ð XLVII"; right: "Ant Lafreri | Seqvani Formis"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.1443
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24743
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