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[River scene with ruined castle.]
[River scene with ruined castle.]
Clerisau del. Berardi Scul. appo Wagner Venezia C.P.E.S.
[n.d., c. 1760.]
Rare etching. 260 x 320mm (10¼ x 12½), with large margins. Slight creasing.
After Charles Louis Clérisseau (1721-1820), draughtsman and architect. He went to Rome in 1749 and was working for Robert Adam as a draughtsman during the architect's tour of Italy (1755-63). Many of the illustrations in Adamís 'Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro' (1764) were drawn by Clérisseau, without attribution. The engraver is Fabio Berardi (1728-88).
[Ref: 52016]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Classical ruin.]
[Classical ruin.]
Clerisau del. Wagner Scul. Venezia C.P.E.S.
[n.d., c. 1760.]
Rare etching. 260 x 320mm (10¼ x 12½), large margins. Slight crease in title.
After Charles Louis Clérisseau (1721-1820), draughtsman and architect. He went to Rome in 1749 and was working for Robert Adam as a draughtsman during the architect's tour of Italy (1755-63). Many of the illustrations in Adamís 'Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro' (1764) were drawn by Clérisseau, without attribution.
[Ref: 52001]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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The Sepulchre of King Theodorick near Ravenna,
The Sepulchre of King Theodorick near Ravenna, the Roof of one Stone 38 Feet in Diameter about 12 Feet Thick, Erected A.D. 530.
Clerisau Pinxt. P. Sandby Fecit.
Publish'd as the Act directs by P. Sandby S.t Georges Row, Oxford Turnpike March 1778.
Rare aquatint, scarce in good condition, printed in sepia. 340 x 495mm (13½ 19½), with large margins.
The Mausoleum of Theodoric, built in 520 AD by Theodoric the Great, king of the Ostrogoths. who ruled Italy from 493 to 526 AD. Charles Louis Clérisseau (1721-1820), went to Rome in 1749 working for Robert Adam as a draughtsman during the architect's tour of Italy (1755-63). Many of the illustrations in Adam's 'Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro' (1764) were drawn by Clérisseau, without attribution. Paul Sandby etched this plate as a pair to the 'Triumphal Arch of Constantine at Fano', one of several aquatints he did after Grand Tourists.
[Ref: 59960]   £680.00  
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