View of the Back of Statues of the Dioscuri at the Quirinal. Series/Portfolio: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae; Artist: Anonymous; Publisher: Antonio

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View of the Back of Statues of the Dioscuri at the Quirinal. Series/Portfolio: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae; Artist: Anonymous; Publisher: Antonio
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View of the Back of Statues of the Dioscuri at the Quirinal. Series/Portfolio: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae; Artist: Anonymous; Publisher: Antonio Lafreri (French, Orgelet, Franche-Comte ca. 1512-1577 Rome); Date: 1550; Medium: Engraving; Dimensions: sheet: 13 11/16 x 19 5/16 in. (34.7 x 49 cm); Classification: Prints; Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917 / Published as part of Antonio Lafreri´s Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence). It is likely that individuals who purchased the prints from Lafreri made their own selections and had them bound. For a history of the publication of the Speculum prints, see Peter Parshall, Antonio Lafreri´s Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae, Print Quarterly, 2001 (1-28).; Inscription: At bottom center: Equitiem, in Quirinali, auersa parte, marmorei colossi, Romae; absolvissima, Praxitelis et Fidae, manu / Ant. Lafrerÿ sequani formis R. MDL Marking: On verso at right center: the museum stamp; Provenance: H. P. Kraus