Jacobus Laurus (active 1583-1645) - Folio engraving, hand coloured - Amphitheatrum Vespasiani vulgo Colliseum - 1624

Description
Jacobus Laurus (active 1583-1645) - Folio engraving, hand coloured - Amphitheatrum Vespasiani vulgo Colliseum - 1624
Engraving - Not signed - 1624

A depiction of the Flavian Amphitheatre, known today as the Colosseum.

Lauro, Giacomo ( Jacobus Laurus )

Antiquae Urbis Splendor, Hoc Est Praecipua Eiusdem Templa Amphitheatra Theatra Circi Naumachiae Arcus Triumphales Mausolea .
Romae, Apresso Vitale Mascardi, Roma, 1624.

FINE ENGRAVING from one of the most influential and beautiful works on the monuments and antiquities of ancient Rome. The Antiquae urbis splendor, ('The Splendor of the Ancient City') served as an important reference book and source of inspiration for many writers and artists. Giacomo Lauro was a roman printmaker active from 1583 to about 1650. Leaf: 30 x 22 cm

Minor age toning to margins commensurate with age.

Lot details
Artist
Jacobus Laurus (active 1583-1645) - Folio engraving, hand coloured
Title of artwork
Amphitheatrum Vespasiani vulgo Colliseum - 1624
Year
1624
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Not signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
21×31.5 cm
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