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Agostino Tofanelli
Elio Cesare - Original Etching by Agostino Tofanelli - 1794

1794

US$1,459.34

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“Elio Cesare” is an original etching hand watercolored, realized in 1794. Image Dim: cm 47.5 x 33.5, Dim: cm 59 x 44, Passepartout Dim: cm 69 x 49. Precious Etching on copper, Hand-colored subject on black ink bottom. Designed by Agostino Tofanelli and engraved by Giovanni Brunetti. In Very Good condition, with some light stains. Wonderful illustration showing the statue of Lucio Elio Cesare, the Adriano’s son, who never became Roman Emperor. From "Illustrazioni de'Monumenti scelti Borghesiani già esistenti nella Villa sul Pincio (..) date ora per la prima volta in luce dal cav. Gio. Gherardo De Rossi e da Stefano Piale sotto la guida di Vincenzo Feoli..", by Ennio Quirino Visconti, published in Rome, 1821. It deals with two volumes of engravings showing the main antique monuments or statues collected by the Prince Borghese in his Villa in Pincio Hill. Remarkable contemporary artists like Luigi Cunego, Gio. Batta Leonetti, Pietro Bettelini, Gio. Brunetti, Giovanni Ottaviani, Angelo Campanella, Pietro Fontana contributed. Drawings are, above all, by Agostino Tofanelli, Bernardino Nocchi, Domenico de Angelis, Teodoro Matteini.

Details

  • Creator
    Agostino Tofanelli
  • Creation Year
    1794
  • Dimensions
    Height: 23.23 in. (59 cm)Width: 17.33 in. (44 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
  • Medium
  • Period
    1790-1799
  • Framing
    Framing Options Available
  • Condition
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  • Gallery Location
    Roma, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: J-447051stDibs: LU65038029052

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