L'Empereur Trajan donnant des Audiances publiques aux Romains et à toutes les nations qui se trouvoient à Rome [...]
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Engraving, platemark 360 x 550mm (14¼ x 21½"). Very large margins. Stitch marks on left margin.
The Roman emperor Trajan demonstrating good rule by making himself accessible to the public, giving audiences to representatives of all nations in Rome. Lines from Pliny's life of Trajan below. One of a set of four engravings after ceiling paintings showing scenes from Roman history made for the palace of Versailles by Noël Coypel (1628-1707).
[Ref: 38590] £260.00