[God creates the Day and the Night.]Divisit Lucem a Tenebris...
Venit Romae apud Montagnani - Mirabili ad Forum Pasquini [Rome, n.d., c.1800].
Engraving, laid on original album sheet, 210 x 235mm. 8¼ x 9¼". Some marginal creasing else a fine impression with full margins.
Latin biblical quotation from the Book of Genesis to lower margin. Numbered 'No.1' upper left; from a series of plates reproducing the famous frescos by Italian Renaissance painter Michelangelo (1475 – 1564) in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Rome. By Domenico Cunego (Italian, 1727 - 1803).
[Ref: 22895] £120.00