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Della Trasportatione dell'Obelisco Vaticano et delle Fabriche di Nostro Signore Papa Sisto V fatte dal Cavallier Domenico Fontana Architetto di sua Santita Libro Primo

Author:
Domenico Fontana (Swiss, Melide 1543–1607 Rome)
Designer:
Illustrations designed by Domenico Fontana (Swiss, Melide 1543–1607 Rome)
Etcher:
Illustrations etched by Natale Bonifacio (Italian, 1537–1592)
Publisher:
Domenico Basa , Rome
Patron:
Works commissioned by Pope Sixtus V (Felice Peretti) (Italian, Grottamare near Pescara 1520–1590 Rome)
Published in:
Rome
Date:
1590
Medium:
Printed book with etched and engraved plates, type rule diagrams, woodcut initials and tailpieces
Dimensions:
16 1/4 × 11 × 1 9/16 in. (41.3 × 28 × 4 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.15
Not on view
Della Trasportatione Dell'Obelisco Vaticano...Libro Primo

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 13, 2009–October 4, 2009.

Brunet II, 1329; Cicognara 3736; Fowler 107-108, #124; Millard 149-152, #40; Mortimer 193; Riccardi I, 466-467; SKB 2652
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