Portraits: Illustrium iureconsultorum (1566)
Antoine Lafréry (1512-1577), ILLUSTRIUM IURECONSULTORUM IMAGINES QUAE INVENIRI POTUERUNT AD VIVAM EFFIGIEM EXPRESSAE (Rome, 1566?), call no.: LM Za +L13. The first edition of one of the first published portrait albums. The engravings were based on a set of portraits in the collection of Mantova Benavides, a jurist in Padua. In the midst of the 24 jurists' portraits is, inexplicably, the image of Dante Alighieri.
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