Santa Maria Maggiore; Domenico de Rossi

$325.00

Domenico de Rossi. ” Fianco Destro della Cappella de Santissimo Presepe di Nostro Signore della Basilica S. Ma. Maggiore fabbricata magnificamente dalla S.M. di Sisto V. col deposito di S. Pio V. a cui e stata moderamente aggiunta la Cassa Marmorea Ove e Stato Riposto il Corpo del S. Pont”. (Right side of the Chapel of the most Holy Manger of our Lord in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, magnificently created by order of Pope Sixtus V with the sarcophagus of said Pope to which has been moderately [?] [tastefully?] joined the marble chest in which was placed the remains of Saint Pontian). Pl 47. From Studio d’architettura civile . . . di Roma . . . Three volumes. Rome: 1702-21. Folio. ca. 15 x 10. Engraving. Very good condition.

Description

Architectural details illustrating secular and religious buildings constructed in Rome in the 16th and 17th centuries. Excellent examples of contemporary and near-contemporary records of architecture, these precise engravings show the styles recently constructed.