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Title page for the "Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life"

Title page for "Praecipua aliquot Romanae Antiquitatis Ruinarum Monimenta Vivis Prospectibus"

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. VI) 022; Riggs 1

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.2 x 27.6 cm (7 9/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.352

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in center cartouche: PRÆCIPVA ALIQVOT ROMANAE / ANTIQVITATIS RVINARVM / MONIMENTA, VIVIS PROSPECTI= / BVS, AD VERI IMITATIONEM / AFFABRE DESIGNATA / In florentiss • Antuerpia per Hiro • Coc / Mense Maio, Anno • M • D • LI • ; In lower cartouche: CVM CAESA • / PRIVILEGIO AD / • VIII • AN •

Signed

Not signed

Markings

None

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1959)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund