When embellished with a figure or a scene, the opening letter of a hymn serves as a visual prompt to members of the choir. Here, the figure dressed as a deacon and holding a large grill is Saint Lawrence, whose... more
Miniatures of Lawrence (left) and an angel holding the Crown of Thorns (right), with partial foliate borders carried by angels. Image taken from f. 98 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'... more
This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more
A preparatory study by Federico Zuccaro for the high altarpiece in San Lorenzo in Damaso, Rome, a work commissioned from his older brother Taddeo Zuccaro (1529-1566) but actually executed by Federico and comple... more
Recognized as a work by Ubaldo Gandolfi by Mimi Cazort (1982), this rapid sketch in pen and ink with the Christ in Glory, with Saint Lawrence, Anthony of Padua, Ignatius of Loyola and Eligius corresponds very ... more
On verso: S; 1769; The Irish Mens Petition. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 133, Folder 56.