Leaf 10 - Sacrificium Militare ad Portam…
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Rites and ceremonies -- Rome.
Triumph in art.
The image represents a triumphal ceremony at the gates of Rome. Items on the image are lettered and there is a key at the bottom of the page. Reference is made to Pyrrus Ligorius, born in 1513 and moving to Rome in 1534 where he was known as an architect and antiquarian. After his death, a large number of forgeries were discovered among his collections.
Leaf 10 Recto contains text in 3 languages and the title of the page, Sacrificio Militare, is in Italian.
Leaf 10 Recto and Verso
Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper