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

Sepulchrum C. Cesti Epulonis Ostiensi via et pyramide et marmore quadrato noblissimum atq. omnium vetustissimum

Additional Title(s):

Pyramid of Gaius Cestius

Part Of:

Collective Title: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae

Date:
1547
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 16 3/8 × 11 7/8 inches (41.6 × 30.2 cm) and Image: 15 5/8 × 11 1/2 inches (39.7 × 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on verso, upper right: "26"

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:
B1974.12.1444
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24744
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