Livourne. Place d'Armes. [/] Livorno. Piazza d'Arme.
Imp par Lemercier, r. de Seine 57 Pais. Paris. Bulla éditeur, 18 rue Tiquetonne et Bulla st Delarue, 10 rue, JJ Rousseau. [n.d., c.1850].
Tinted lithograph. Sheet size: 290 x 380mm (11˝ x15").
A detailed view of the Piazza d'Arme, or as it more commonly known, the Piazza Grande, a square located in the centre of Livorno, Italy. It is said that Inigo Jones, the father of English Renaissance architecture, was inspied by the Piazza Grande for the design of Covent Garden in London, the first square of regular shapes of the British capital. It is also believed that the Piazza Grande was taken as a model of the Place Dauphine in Paris, the first important example of a royal square of the French Baroque. After Philipe Benoist (1813-1880), with titles in French and Italian. For coloured impression, see item ref: 33385.
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