Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Inscription

Lettered LC: "Capitolij et adiacentium sibi aedificiorum dextra sinistraque nuper instauratorum simulque equestris Mar. Aurel. in media area quae occidentem prospicit aeneae Statuae imago Romae"

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. 90a.
1932
Linzeler, André. Inventaire du fonds français; graveurs du seizième siècle. Paris, 1932: I.95 (as Beatrizet).
2016
Rubach, Birte. Ant. Lafreri Formis Romae: Der Verleger Antonio Lafreri und seine Druckgraphikproduktion. Berlin, 2016.