Donna Frascatana Vesitta Da Giorna Di Festa. [Parallel text in French.]
Engraving. Platemark: 300 x 230mm (12 x 9"). Large margins. Tear into image on left bottom.
An interior of a cellar as a woman from Frascati holds a candle, watching wine pour from a barrell into a jug. Plate 24 from the series 'Divers habillements suivant le costume d'Italie', a set of twenty-five plates representing figures in the costumes of different Italian cities, engraved by various member of the Moitte family. This is one of several plates in the series engraved from designs by Jean-Baptise Greuze (1725-1805), one of the most important French artists of the 18th century.
[Ref: 38717] £280.00