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Inscription

Lettered lower right: "Iacobus Bossius Belga Summa diligentia circino excepit in aesque incidit"
Lettered lower left: "Ant.o Lafrerj Sequanj Formis Roma Anno 1561"
Lettered upper left: "La presente Figura dimostra una armadura o vero Invacallatura delle volte di San Pietro di Roma fatta da M.ro Ant.o da Sangallo et ancora messa in opera da Michael Ang. Buonaroto pur nelle medisime volte fatte da luj. e volendo sapere..."

Provenance

Weingarten Monastery, Swabia, 1632 (title page inscription in the NGA "Speculum"). Cistercian Abbey of Notre-Dame du Val-Dieu, Belgium (bookplate: Ex libris Vallis Dei). English export license recording the sale of this volume in 1974 by E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., Ltd., London; Daniel Donahue, Santa Barbara, CA; (Liber Antiquus, Washington, D.C.); purchased 2012 by NGA.

Bibliography
1921
Huelsen, Christian. "Das Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae des Antonio Lafreri." Collectanea variae doctrinae Leoni Olschki. Munich: 1921: no. 97a.
2016
Rubach, Birte. Ant. Lafreri Formis Romae: Der Verleger Antonio Lafreri und seine Druckgraphikproduktion. Berlin, 2016.