Documenting & Collecting the Antique: Three Copies of Lafreri's Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae
- What:Free talks & tours
- Where:Meeting Point, Grand Entrance
TALK: This compendium of prints, produced by the print publisher Antoinio Lafreri (1512-1577) played a significant role in supplying images of antiques to tourists. This talk will consider the volumes within this context whilst looking at the distribution of prints and how this reflects taste and collecting practices in the sixteenth century. With assistant curator Bryony Barlett Rawlings.