AQUAE MARCIAE CASTELLUM... Views of Rome [Set title]


Title: AQUAE MARCIAE CASTELLUM... Views of Rome [Set title]
Author: Unknown engraver, Schenck, Pieter (1660-1713) after Duperac, Etienne (1535-1604)
Description: Sixth 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':'6. Aqua Marcia': view on a portion of the so called Aqua Marcia, the longest of the 11 aqueducts that supplied the city of ancient Rome. Inspired to Etienne Duperac's plate 27 of 'I Vestigi dell' antichit� di Roma...' (1575). Inscribed on the bottom in Latin and Dutch:'AQUAE MARCIAE CASTELLUM... / P.Schenck exc: Amsteloed: cum Privil:'
Colouring: EURO 97 INCL. VAT
Condition: Prenten, Topografie, Ets, Italie, Rome
Technique: Etching on paper with margins; platemark: 167 x 200 mm; total: 191 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: 1871086 (60460)
  • Dealer: Antiquariaat van der Steur Den Haag

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