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Maker(s):Lafréry, Antoine (publisher)
Culture:French (1512-1577); active in Italy
Title:The Pantheon from the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae [The Mirror of Roman Magnificence]
Date Made:1553 plate
Materials:Engraving with etching
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:Mat: 22 in x 26 in; 55.9 cm x 66 cm; Image: 14 1/8 in x 18 5/8 in; 35.9 cm x 47.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  TITLE: recto, upp. c. (engraved in plate): PANTHEI FIDELISSIME DIMENSI EXTERIOR ET INTERIOR PARS EX ANTIQUO ROMANO SUIS OMNIBUS NUMERIS ABSOLUTA ; SIGNATURE AND DATE: recto, lwr. l. cor. (engraved in plate): ANT. LAFRERII ROMAE [infinity symbol] D [struck through] LII
Accession Number:  MH 1944.12.P.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Grant Williams (Caroline Ransom, class of 1896)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Exterior elevation of the west side of the Pantheon in Rome with a section of the rotunda wall broken away to reveal the interior. The dimensions of the portico are given to the left of the building and the dimensions of the rotunda are given to the right.

architecture; domes

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