Leaf 9 - Capitolii Novi Descriptio
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Piazza del Campidoglio
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
The description of the new capitol. The Piazza del Campidoglio was designed by Michelangelo Buonarroti during the early Renaissance. It was part of the plan of Pope Paul III to revitalize the city. It is a large scale civic plaza with an equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius in the center. The paving designed by Michelangelo was not completely executed until much later.
The verso of this leaf is blank.
Leaf 9 Recto
Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper