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Warwick Vase on Pedestal. Hoc Pristinae artis Romanaeq - Magnifgicantiae Monumentua Ruderibus Villae Tiburtinae Hadriano ... A Sua Eccellenza il Sig. Cav. Hamilton
PiranesiRome:: Piranesi,. 1778.. Stunning print by Piranesi depicting the mammoth 10-foot Warwick Vase, created in the second century, which was uncovered from the bottom of Lake Tivoli, near Hadrian's Villa in 1770. "universally avow'd to be the first vase in the world."(Hamilton, letter 2 Jan. 1776) 28 x 18 3/4" platemark, with ample borders. Wilton-Ely No. 889. Handsome archival framing.Wilton-Ely 889: "Large vase found at the Pantanello, Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli, in 1770 (The "Warwick Vase"). Front view with pedestal. Dedicated 'A Sua Exxellenza il Sig. Cav. Hamilton Ministro Plenipotenziario della M'ta. Di Giorgio III. Re. della Gran Brettagna presso alla M'ta di Ferdinando IV RE delle due Sicilie…' Signature, lower left." Published in Piranesi's "Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi...", 1778.
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