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Angello Campanella , after Mengs et Maron - , 8 engravings handcoloured

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Angello Campanella , after Mengs et Maron - , 8 engravings handcoloured

Two centries ago the discovery of Roman wall-frescoes in the Villa Negroni on the Esquiline Hill, caused particular interest as the first of such decoration to be discovered in Rome since the excavations at Pompeii and Herculaneum. The finding of the Emperor Antoninus Pius' house in 1777 was made by Cavalier J.N. de Azara, Minister to Rome of Carlos III of Spain. The King's artist, Anton Raphael Mengs (d.1790) was employed to copy the frescoes for a publication instigated by the architect Camillo Buti; as they no longer survive it was fortunate that he specified that the copies should be made 'With the most [...]

Period : 18th century

Antique dealer : Galerie Lamy Chabolle

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Engravings & Prints