Avazi Del Foro Di Nerva

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ID # P 6314
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Description

Artist: Rossini, Luigi

Title or Name: Avazi Del Foro Di Nerva

Plate Number: N/A

Publication: Le Antichita Romane, ossia Raccolta della piu interessante Vedute di Roma Antica

Date Published: 1819-1823, Rome

Medium: Copperplate Engraving

Paper: Heavy wove

Condition: Light stain lower right corner, light creasing in margin, otherwise Excellent

Paper Size: 30-1/4″ x 19-3/4″

Plate Mark: 18″ x 14-1/4″

Includes: Brief Artist Biography

ID #: P 6314

Prints from this publication are very rare

Fine Antique Architectural Engraving

Luigi Rossini was an architect, painter and watercolorist. As a young man, he went to Bologna where he studied art and architecture at the academy and subsequently won the prize of the Regno Italico for Architecture. He arrived in Rome at the end of 1813, and after repeated failures in his attempts to gain architectural commissions, decided to follow in the footsteps of Piranesi and began work on a series of views of Rome. He faithfully recorded the complex archaeological scenes, paying meticulous attention to the detailed play of light and shadow. He published over 1,000 plates in various collections from 1818-1850. Rossini published his “Le Antichita Romane” between 1819 and 1823, consisting of 101 plates depicting views of ancient Rome. Rossini took his initial inspiration from the famous views of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, published in works such as “Vedute di Roma”. Like Piranesi’s work, Rossini’s prints frequently served as Grand Tour souvenirs and provided influential source material for European architects and designers interested in classical motifs.

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