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Femke Speelberg, Assistant Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints
Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
In 1593, the Florence-born artist, Antonio Tempesta (1555–1630), published one of his absolute masterpieces in print: a View of Rome composed out of twelve folio-sized, etched plates. When joined together in two rows of six, the print forms an impressive frieze measuring almost 3.5 by 8 feet (fig. 1).
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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