Et du petit bourg de Civitella prise sur la route avant d'arriver à la Maison de Campagne d'Horace
Engraving, platemark 375 x 460mm (14¾ x 18"). Small margins.
Distant view of the comune of Licenza, northeast of Rome, with Civitella San Paolo beyond. As the text below notes, the lyric poet Horace had his villa nearby. 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: 39742] £360.00