Libro appartenente a l'architettura nel quai si figurano alcune notabili antiquita di Roma

Illuminator Antonio Labacco (Italian, about 1495–after 1567), Engraved by Mario Labacco (Italian, about 1530–after 1587)

Place of Publication: Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Mortimer, Italian, 245; Fowler 166 (other 1559 ed.)


Overall: 40.5 x 28 x 1.5 cm (15 15/16 x 11 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title and 27 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Rome: for the author, 1559) Folio; 36 leaves; modern half red-brown gilt-stamped morocco, rust cloth boards.

Engraved architectural title page and engraved illustrations of plans, elevations, and details of classical Roman monuments

Rome: for the author, 1559


Cornelius C. Vermeule III, by whom given to MFA, February 11, 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III