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

Luci Septimii Severi Caesaris In Via Appia

Additional Title(s):

Septizodium

Part Of:

Collective Title: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae

Date:
1546
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, center: "C TRIB. POTV. | COS FORTVNATISSIMVS NOBILISSIMVS QVE"; lower center: "LVCI SEPTIMII SEVERI CAESARIS | IN VIA APPIA QVANTVM QVIDAM CONSEQVI CONIECTVRA | POTVERVNT SEPVLCRVM SEPTIZONII TITVLO TEMPORVM | INIVRIA PAENE DISTRVCTVM CETERIS PARTIB VEL | CORRVPTIS VEL CONLABSIS NEGLIGENTIA SVPERIORIS | AEVI MOTI QVOD SVPEREST MEMORIAM VETERVM | PROPAGANTES EFFINXIMVS | ROMAE 8 D X L V I"; lower right: "Petri de Nobilibus Formis | Ant Lafreri |Seqvani Formis"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.1446
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24746
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