Unknown engraver, Pieter Schenk (1660-1713)

[Antique print, etching/ets, Rome] MONUMENTUM METELLORUM… Views of Rome [Set title] (gezicht op Rome: Capo di Bove, begraafplaats der Metellen, buiten Romen), published 1705.

56th plate of 100 portraying Rome’s palaces and ruins and even reconstruction of ancient buildings in Rome.

The second states 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’: ’56.Sepulcrum Metellorum’, view on on the monumental tomb of Cecilia Metella.

Inscribed on the bottom in Latin and Dutch: ‘MONUMENTUM METELLORUM… / Pet Schenck exc: Amstelod: cum Privil:’
The paper or the plate slipped while under the press, resulting in fuzzy details.

begraafplaats der Metellen – Rome – Schenk

Etching on paper with margins; platemark: 165 x 194 mm; total: 187 x 254 mm; state I/2; despite light staining along the right margin especially, in very good condition. Hollstein 1497-1596.

Incl. BTW  96,80

Excl. BTW  80,00

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