A View of Tivoli.From the Original Picture painted by Rosa di Tivoli, In the Collection of John Hadleyt Esqr,,', to whom this plate is dedicated by his much Oblidge and most huble Servant. J. Boydell.
Publish'd accordin to Act of Parliament, by Jno. Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside London: November 2d. 1765.
Engraving. Platemark: 605 x 405mm (24 x 16"). Slightly time stained.
A landscape with shepherds on the left, one turning to look at his dog which growls and puts back its ears, looking at a pair of bulls which lock hornsThe ruins of a classical temple can be seen above the trees on the far bank to the right. From the series 'The Most Capital Paintings in England' series of engravings in five volumes, late 1760s-1786, the first three (1769 to 1773) originally published under the title Sculptura Britannica. These were a critical and financial success for the publisher John Boydell who promoted the interests of both artists, engravers and Patrons establishing a tradition in Britain for collecting prints.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 39368] £380.00