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MERIAN, Matthew.
J.L. Gottfried's Archontologica Cosmica., 1649.. Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Fine condition. Size: 27 x 20 cm. (10½ x 8 inches). An attractive view of Capitolium in Rome by the famed Swiss engraver, Matthew Merian. This very detailed and beautifully designed view shows the stepsl leading up to the Capitolium, the famous statue of Marcus Aurelius, and the palazzio behind. Citizens wandering around the steps give an idea of the scale of the buildings and statues.
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