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Numismata summorum pontificum templi Vaticani fabricam indicantia


Place of Publication: Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 1086; Berlin 2679 (1715 ed.); Cicognara 2780


Overall: 36.2 x 25.5 x 5.3 cm (14 1/4 x 10 1/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 87 engravings, extra-illustrated

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Rome: Domenico Antonio Ercole, for Felice Cesaretti and Paribeni, 1696) Large quarto; 128 leaves, plus plates; contemporary vellum, tan cloth box.

Architectural elevations, sections, and details of St. Peter’s Basilica and other buildings in the Vatican, with illustrations of individual works of art within and outside the buildings

Rome: Domenico Antonio Ercole, for Felice Cesaretti and Paribeni, 1696


Unidentified armorial bookplate; anonymous collector, by whom given to MFA, April 9, 1959.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Paul W. Etter