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Bonifacio, Natale and Giovanni Guerra: The erection of the obelisk south from St. Peter's – Plate 2, Year 1586.
In 1586, Pope Sixtus V commissioned to his architect Domenico Fontana the project of the erection of the 25 meter high ancient obelisk south of the new St. Peter. This second large-sized sheet illustrates the wooden structures that were used to transport the standing or lying and again righted Obelisk to his new site, which is shown on the left... more
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