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Isolated View of Bernini's Baldacchino. Plate 39 from the Album 'Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano'

Artist:
After Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, Naples 1598–1680 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Published in:
Rome?
Date:
1653–91
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 26 1/2 x 14 7/16 in. (67.3 x 36.6 cm) Sheet: 29 3/16 x 14 3/8 in. (74.2 x 36.5 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.82.2(39)
Not on view
Isolated view of the Baldacchino designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini for the Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome. The structure is shown in perspective from the nave of the basilica. The scale of the image on the print has been indicated on the left side of the print.
Signature: Mounted

Inscription: 'Scala palos Roma . 50 .'; 'MOLIS AENEAE QVAM FVSILI ARTIFICIO VRBANVS V.III.PONT.MAX.SUPER.S.S. APOSR. PETRI ET PAVLI / Tumulum excitavit ornavique (?) Laurentius Berninus Eques. qui in Templo Vaticano opus perfecit. hic delineationem expressit.'; 'Gio Giacomo Rossi Formi Roma alla Pace'
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