Sur Chemin de Pestum.
George Hackert. [n.d., c.1810].
Engraving on watermarked paper, very large margins. Platemark: 575 x 430mm. (22¾ x 17"). Uncut. Water stain in left margin. Light foxing in places.
A view of an Italian villa in a fertile landscape. A man on horseback and a shepherd minding a flock of goats and sheep can be seen in the foreground. Inscribed underneath is a dedication to Ferdinand IV (1751 - 1825) with a coat of arms in the centre.After Philipp Hackert (1737 - 1807), painter and etcher. Born in Prenzlau north of Berlin, he came to Italy in 1768, settling first in Rome and (from 1787) Naples.
[Ref: 31559] £750.00