[Classical ruins in a landscape.]
Printed & Sold by F. Vivares. [n.d., c.1760.]
Etching, 220 x 310mm. 8¾ x 12¼". A fine impression with full margins. Original stitching holes to left margin.
Artists with portfolios and other figures among fragments of architecture, including a statue, column and colonnade. This is a reversed and reduced copy of plate 1 of the series of 24 landscapes after Marco Ricci (1676 - 1730) by Fossati of 1743. One of a set (of four?) plates copied from that series by Francis Vivares (1709- 1780).
See BM 1877,0609.1638 to 1641 (set of four).
[Ref: 19519] £95.00