AMPHITHEATRI ... Views of Rome [Set title]


Title: AMPHITHEATRI ... Views of Rome [Set title]
Author: Unknown engraver, Schenck, Pieter (1660-1713) after Duperac, Etienne (1535-1604)
Description: Fourth plate of 100 portraying Rome's palaces and ruins and even reconstruction of ancient buildings in Rome. The second state of these etchings were collected in the publication by Peter Schenck:'Roma aeterna, sive ipsius aedificiorum Romanorum, integrorium collapsorumque, conspectus duplex. ' In the 'Aedificiorum Index':'4. Amphitheatrum Castrense': view on the Amphitheatrum Castrense's ruins, a Roman amphitheatre next to the church of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, with some figures in the foreground. Inspired to Etienne Duperac's plate 26 of 'I Vestigi dell' antichit� di Roma...' (1575). Inscribed on the bottom in Latin and Dutch:'AMPHITHEATRI... / Pet Schenck exc: Amsteloed: cum Privil:'
Condition: Prenten, Topografie, Ets, Italie, Rome
Technique: Etching on paper with margins; platemark: 167 x 197 mm; total: 192 x 255 mm; state I/2; some dirt and small tears along the external margins; Hollstein 1497-1596; Nagler 177; Le Blanc 19; Wurzbach 313
  • Number: 1871085 (60459)
  • Dealer: Antiquariaat van der Steur Den Haag

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