Vue de Vicovaro anc. Varia.En venant de Tivoli par la Voie Valérienne [...]
Engraving, platemark 380 x 465mm (15 x 18¼"), very large margins. Slight crease in centre.
Distant view of Vicovaro, a comune northeast of Rome, taken from the Valerian Way from Tivoli. With epigram from the Roman poet Horace (who wrote of Vicocaro) below. From a series of Italian views after Philipp Hackert (1737 - 1807). Born in Prenzlau north of Berlin, Hackert came to Italy in 1768, settling in Rome where he joined a German group of artists also including Anton Raphael Mengs and the art historian Johann Joachim Winckelmann. In 1786 he settled in Naples as court painter to Ferdinand IV.
Provenance: Torridon House Lovelace/King Family
[Ref: 39736] £290.00