Cock, Hieronymus (1518-1570)
RVINARVM TEMPLI PACIS / PROSPECTVS I [The Basilica of Constantine]
Plate from the serie ´Praecipva aliqvot Romanae antiqvitatis rvinarvm, monimenta, vivis prospectibvs, ad veri imitationem affabre designata´ published in Antwerp by Hieronymus Cock in 1551. View on the ruins of the Basilica of Constantine in Rome with some gentlemen in the foreground and a seated artist sketching the ruins. In the remainings of the left nave a man is caught while defecating. Inscribed on the upper right corner: ‘RVINARVM TEMPLI PACIS / PROSPECTVS I’. On the right, close to the margin ‘N’.
Etching on paper, trimmed to platemark, upper right corner slightly damaged; some small stains within the palte; total: 230 x 290 mm; only state. Hollstein 36, Riggs 15.
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