Unknown engraver, Pieter Schenk (1660-1713)

[Antique print, etching/ets, Rome] FONS maximé… Views of Rome [Set title] (Monte Giordano, Palazzo Orsini, Palazzo Taverna), published 1705, 1 p.

22nd 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’:’22. Fons palat. Bracciani’, view of the fountain of palace Taverna-Orsini designed by the architect Antonio Casoni. The fountain, here in its original appearance, was placed between two walls on the top of which were standing two bears bearing the coat of arms of the Orsini family (bear in Italian is ‘orso’, thus this animal was employes as a symbol for the family).

From the mouth of these two bears water was springing into the basins of the fountain below. Inscribed on the bottom in Latin and Dutch:’FONS maximé… / P Schenck exc: Amsteloed: cum Privil:’

Orsini – Monte Giordano – Palazzo Taverna – Rome – Schenk – Fontein

Etching on paper with margins; platemark: 174 x 199 mm; total: 196 x 256 mm; state I/2; some dirt along the external margins; Hollstein 1497-1596; Nagler 177; Le Blanc 19; Wurzbach 313.

Incl. BTW  96,80

Excl. BTW  80,00

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