Unknown engraver, Schenk, Pieter (1660-1713)

PYRAMIS C. CESTII… Views of Rome [Set title]

48th 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’:’48. Sepulcrum Cestii’, view on the Pyramid (Piramide) of Cestius (18-12 BC) as it looked in the seventeent century as part of the Aurelian Walls. Shepherds with cattle and sheeps in the middleground. Inscribed on the bottom in Latin and Dutch:’PYRAMIS C. CESTII… / Pet Schenck exc: Amstelod: cum Privil:’

Etching on paper with margins; platemark: 166 x 197 mm; total: 191 x 254 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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