This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafreri. During their Roman publishing careers, the two foreign publishers - who worked together between 1553 and 1563 - initiated the production of prints recording art works, architecture and city views related to Antique and Modern Rome.
Featured Artwork of the Day: Nicolas Beatrizet (French, 1515–ca. 1566 ) and After Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–before 1534) | Marcus Aurelius | 16th century
Jasper Johns (born 1930) | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Jasper Johns was born on this day in 1930 in Augusta, Georgia. He began drawing as a young child, and from the age of five knew he wanted to be an artist For three semesters he attended the University..
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This picture was long incorrectly identified as a portrait of the actress Ellen Terry (1847–1928) in one of her most famous roles, Portia in Shakespeare's “The Merchant of Venice.” In fact, it shows a..