Marcus Tull. Cic. Flor. Olym.

  • New
Reference: S46643
Author Girolamo OLGIATI
Year: 1568 ca.
Measures: 120 x 170 mm
€225.00

  • New
Reference: S46643
Author Girolamo OLGIATI
Year: 1568 ca.
Measures: 120 x 170 mm
€225.00

Description

Portrait of Marcus Tullius Cicero engraved by Girolamo Olgiati and published in the very rare collection llustrium philosophorum et sapientum effigies ab eorum numistatibus extractae, printed in Venice in 1568.

The collection contains 42 plates depicting the most important philosophers and wise men in history. It was also reprinted in 1583 and 1607, with an increasing number of engravings, up to 76.

This is an Italian copy of the engravings by René Boyvin contained in Illustrium philosophorum et poetarum effigies, Paris, 1566.

Etching, in very good condition. Rare.

Girolamo OLGIATI (attivo a Venezia 1567-1574)

Engraver and print publisher. Active in Venice Maps 1567-1570. Copies of engravings by Cort 1569-74, several for Luca Bertelli (Sellink). In 1568 he produced the 12 sheets of the Illustrium Philosophorum et Sapientum effigies.

Girolamo OLGIATI (attivo a Venezia 1567-1574)

Engraver and print publisher. Active in Venice Maps 1567-1570. Copies of engravings by Cort 1569-74, several for Luca Bertelli (Sellink). In 1568 he produced the 12 sheets of the Illustrium Philosophorum et Sapientum effigies.