Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Palazzo in Laterano

Draftsman:
Pietro Ferrerio (Italian, Rome 1600–1654 Rome)
Architect:
Domenico Fontana (Swiss, Melide 1543–1607 Rome)
Etcher:
Giovanni Battista Falda (Italian, Valduggia 1643–1678 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Published in:
Cologne
Date:
1655
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 5/8 x ca. 15 15/16 in. (16.8 x ca. 40.5 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.88.9(32)
Not on view
Frontal view of the Lateran Palace from the print series 'Palazzi di Roma' by Pietro Ferrerio, published by Giovanni Giacomo Rossi. An inscription below explains the building's history and location. A scale has been added to indicate the actual size.
Inscription: PALAZZO IN LATERANO ERETTO DA FONDAMENTI DALLA FELICE MEMORIA DI PAPA SISTO .V. ARCHITETTVRA DEL CAVALIER DOMENICO FONTANA DA MILI / L'ANNO MDLXXXVIIII'; 'Disegnato da Pietro Ferrerio P.A.'; 'Scala di palmi 50'; 'JF. F.' [monogram]

Marking: Watermark: crowned single circle with a fleur-de-lis inside
Albert Forbes Sieveking (British, 1857–1951); Vendor: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (London)
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