Section, elevation, and plans of Trajan's Column, Rome
Section, elevation, and plans of Trajan's Column, Rome
  • Antoine Lafréry (publisher)
  • Unknown, Italy, mid 16th century (engraver (printmaker))
  • Trajan, Emperor of Rome (patron)

Section, elevation, and plans of Trajan's Column, Rome


printed before 1570

works of art
Quantity / Object type:
1 print(s)
Stage and Purpose:
  • record drawing
Technique and media:

Engraving on laid paper


sheet: 53.7 x 36.4 cm (21 1/8 x 14 5/16 in.)

Reference number:


Drawing Type:
  • line drawing
Method of Projection:
  • plans (drawings)
  • section
  • elevation (drawing)
Point of View:
  • general view
  • partial views
  • exterior view
  • interior view
Physical characteristics and technical requirements:

- Sheet is trimmed within plate mark and has an old horizontal fold through c.


inscribed - by the engraver ? in the plate on the image, in various locations: with measurements in "piedi"; and b.: "Ant. Lafrerij Romae" numbered - by an unknown hand, in graphite, on the print outside the plate mark, u.r.: "30"

  • architecture
  • military
Credit line:
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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