Catalog Archive
Auction 176, Lot 698

"Ioanni. V. Lusit. et Algarb Regi Scientiae Artes que Auctae ac Ditatae",

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.1 x 12.8 inches
20.6 x 32.5 cm
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This lovely frontispiece is centered on a monument supporting a portrait of John V, the King of Portugal. He is surrounded by mythological figures, including Atlas supporting a celestial globe, Athena and Fame. At right is a female figure representing the sciences, and at left is a putto representing the arts. Created by Stephanus Pozzi and Rocchus Pozzi.


Condition: A+

Clean and bright.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/12/2020