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Pace Conclusa fra il Gen.l in Capo Bonaparte, ed i Plenip.re di S.S. Pio VI.
Pace Conclusa fra il Gen.l in Capo Bonaparte, ed i Plenip.re di S.S. Pio VI. Seguita a Tolentino il di 19. Febr.io 1797.
G. Beys Inv. & Del. A. Poggioli Sculp. Romæ.
Roma Anno 1801.
Engraving. Sheet: 380 x 370mm (15 x 14½"). Trimmed within plate and tipped into album sheet. Central vertical fold.
A scene showing the signing of the Treaty of Tolentino by Bonaparte and representatives of the Papal States and Pius VI. Following the invasion of Italy by Napoleon during the French Revolutionary Wars, the Papal States surrendered to the French, the terms of which were set out in the Treaty of Tolentino, as well as a signifcant monetary indemnity, the Papal States were handed over to France and many of the treasures from the Vatican were taken to the Louvre.
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