Daniel Good Rare Books and Engravings
Giacomo Lauro (1550- 1605) Ornate Dedication leaf to Charles Emanuel - 1613 - Master Engraving
Lauro, Giacomo ( Jacobus Laurus )
Fine dedication leaf to Charles Emanuel of Savoy for Laura’s Urbis Splendor. First State, dated 1613.
Leaf: 26.6 x 21.3 cm
Fine engraving from one of the most influential and beautiful works on the monuments and antiquities of ancient Rome. The Antiquae urbis splendor, ('The Splendor of the Ancient City') served as an important reference book and source of inspiration for many writers and artists. Giacomo Lauro was a roman printmaker active from 1583 to about