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: 27.5 x 21 cm
Recent hand colour.
- Giacomo Lauro (act.1583-1645)
- Title of artwork
- Quarto engraving - Vatican St. Peter’s Rome, Italy "Basilica S. Petri in Vatican” - 1626
- Engraving, Watercolour
- Not signed
- First Issue without text to verso
- In good condition
- Total dimensions
- 28×20×0 cm