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Veduta della Piramide di C. Cestio
Rome, 1822. Excellent. Notes: This is a tomb for Caius Cestius. It is built of brick faced with marble and like other tombs situated outside the walls. Luigi Rossini was a master engraver who produced over one thousand plates of buildings, ruins, gardens and monuments. His career coincided with a period of great archeological activity. His etchings of Rome followed Piranesi's example, and reported the latest excavations to an avidly interested European audience. In turn, as they were carried home by Northern Europeans on the Grand Tour, the etchings fuelled worldwide interest in classical architecture., Image Size : 418x595 (mm), 16.5x23.375 (Inches), Platemark Size : 430x610 (mm), 16.875x24 (Inches), Paper Size : 520x740 (mm), 20.5x29.125 (Inches), Coloring: Black & White, Medium: Copper Engraving, Categories: ; Artists Rossini; Architectural Others; Architectural Others
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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