Hannibal's Arch in Manorel in Catalonia.Plate III. 1775.
Etching, rare. Sheet 175 x 155mm (7 x 6¼"). Trimmed within plate, mounted on album paper.
A sketch of a steep bridge with a decrepid arch at one end. Henry Swinburne (1743-1803) travelled through Spain with Sir Thomas Gascoigne 1775-6, publishing 'Travels through Spain in the Years 1775 and 1776 in which several monuments of Roman and Moorish Architecture are Illustrated by Accurate Drawings taken on the Spot' in 1779.
State ii of ii, with rework in sky and on buttress of bridge. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36482] £130.00