Remains of the Arch of Septimius Severus. During Lauro's time, and until the 18th century, the arch was covered with debris and soil. Excavation of the Roman Forum began in the eighteenth century and the arch is considered to be one of the most in tact monuments.
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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 marks to margins. Excellent impression.
- Giacomo Lauro (1550- 1605) Hand coloured folio engraving - Vestigia Arcus Septimii Severi
- Titolo dell'opera
- Remains of the Arch of Septimius Severus - Rome, Italy - 1624
- Incisione in folio colorata a mano
- Non firmato
- In buone condizioni generali
- Vendita con cornice