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Title: Moving the Vatican Obelisk, from "Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae"
Series/Portfolio: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae
Natale Bonifacio (Italian, 1537–1592)
After Giovanni Guerra (Italian, Modena 1544–1618 Rome)
Bartolomeo Grassi (Italian active Rome, ca. 1553–after 1595)
Domenico Fontana (Swiss, Melide 1543–1607 Rome)
Moving of obelisk commissioned by Pope Sixtus V (Felice Peretti) (Italian, Grottamare near Pescara 1520–1590 Rome)
Medium: Etching, printed from three plates
Dimensions: Sheet: 19 1/8 × 44 1/8 in. (48.5 × 112 cm)
Classifications: Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1941
Accession Number: 41.72(3.47)
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