Virgil.Apud Fulvium Ursinum in gemma.
Copper engraving. 140 x 100mm, 5½ x 4". Trimmed close to plate.
A gemstone portrait of the Roman poet Virgil (70 -19BC), from the collection of antiquities of Fulvius Ursinus (1529–1600), published in his 'Illustrium imagines. Ex antiquis marmoribus, nomismatibus, et gemmis expressae.'
[Ref: 19973] £60.00