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Urbis romae topographia

Rome: Valerio and Luigi Dorico, 1544


Raphael Trichet Dufresne (1611-1671; annotations throughout the volume attributed to Dufresne in a contemporary hand facing title: "Les observations sont escriptes de la main de feu Monsieur de fresne"); Gaspard Dughet [?] (1615-1675; attribution by dealer); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, November 14, 1962.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


Place of Publication

Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 1437-38; Mortimer, Italian, 284; L. Schudt, Le guide di Roma (Vienna: 1930), 605.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 23 woodcuts


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books