Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Subjects after Antique Cameos and Gems

Engraving. state ii | Executed c. 1550-77, printed after 1577

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafreri. During their Roman publishing career...
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