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Antique Print-ROME-VIEW-PYRAMID OF CESTIUS-FRESCO-VASE-Halma-Goeree-1704
Antique print, titled: 'Facies Piramidis Cestianae ( )' - This original antique print shows views from Rome with pyramids (Pyramid ofm Cestius), statues, frescoes, vases etc. Description: This original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Beschryving van Oud en Nieuw Rome. Verdeelt in drie Deelen. In 't Fransch beschreven door den Heer Francois Desseine. En in 't Nederduitsch vertaalt.', by Francois Desseine and published by Francois Halma in 1704, first published in French in 1690. Copies of this work are rarely complete as the maps and engravings are of high quality matching the work of Piranesi.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Jan Goeree' after an anonymous artist. Made by 'J. Goeree' after P. Sluiter. Jan Goeree (1670-1731) was a Dutch engraver and poet. He was the son of the Middelburg bookseller Willem Goeree. Born in Middelburg, but soon they moved to Amsterdam. Initially he focussed on painting, assumably a student of Gerard de Lairesse. But he is best known for his engraving skills, depicting mosttly emblematic and historic scenes. In 1705 he was commisioned by the Mayor of Amsterdam to design the drawings for the ceiling paintings for the grand hall of the old city hall, which were then painted by J. Hoogzaat and G. Rademaker. Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper. Anonymous. Good, given age. A few minor spots. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 49 x 39 cm. The image size is ca. 45.2 x 34.8 cm. The overall size is ca. 19.3 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
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