A View near Bologna in Italy.
Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map & Printseller, No.53 Fleet Street, London, as the Act directs, 1.d Sept.r 1773.
Copper engraving, watermarked laid paper, 172 x 260mm. 6¾ x 10¼". Stitch-holes to left margin, large margins.
Three figures in the centre foreground of an Italian landscape, with man standing beside a seated woman (his back to the viewer), another man leaning against a tree and smoking a pipe. Numbered '12' upper right. From a series of at least twelve landscapes engraved after French painter, draughtsman and designer Jean-Baptiste Pillement (1728 - 1808), and published by Sayer in 1773. "Recueil de Differentes Conversations Champetres", 1761, this is a later set by Masqueilier for Robert Sayer.
Maria Gordon-Smith: p.84.
[Ref: 22818] £120.00