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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
Antonio Lafreri, 1512–1577, French
Title:
Arch of Septimus Severus
Date:
1546-1590
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/8 × 14 1/8 inches (49.2 × 35.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on verso, upper left: "31"

Watermark

Lettered within image, upper center: "Imp Caes Lvcio Septimio M fil Severo Pio Pertinaci Avg patri patriae Parthico Arabico et | Parthico Adiabenico pontif maximo tribvnic potest XI imp XI cos III procos et | Imp Caes M Avrelio L fil Antonino Avg Pio Felici tribvnic potest VI cos procos p p | optimis fortissimis qve principibvs| ob rem pvblicam restitvtam imperivm qve popvli Romani propagatvm | insignibvs virtvtibvs eorvm domi foris qve S P Q R"; lower right: "A.S..."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.1471
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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When in Rome - Prints and Photographs, 1550-1900 (Smith College Museum of Art, 2016-09-30 - 2017-01-01)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24779
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