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Temple of Janus

1564
Nicolas Beatrizet (French, 1507 or 1515–about 1565), Published by Antonio Lafreri (French (worked in Italy), 1512–1577)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in B or P; Huelsen 4a

Accession Number

P1495

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

IANI QUADRIFRONTIS TEMPLUM SIC ROMAE EX MARMORE IN FORO BOARIO

Translation: Thus, the temple of the four-sided Janus in marble in the cattle-market in Rome

Provenance

Early provenance not researched; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund