Veduta del Tempio d'Ercole a Cora presso VelletriA Sua Altezza Reale D.n Francesco Principe Ereditario delle due Sicilie [..]
Si vende a Napoli da Giorgio Hackert Incisore di S.M. Con. Privilegio.
Engraving, sheet 400 x 490mm (15¾ x 19¾"). Trimmed to plate; repaired tear and printer's crease lower right.
The Temple of Hercules contstructed in the 1st century BC in Cori, a comune in the Lazio region of central Italy. 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, where this print was published.
Provenance: Torridon House Lovelace/King Family
[Ref: 39739] £290.00