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Nile engraving Francesco Piranesi classical sculpture

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The Nile


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Original antique print


Depicts the sculpture of the Nile, portrayed as a father surrounded by his children in the Vatican Museum. Francesco Piranesi was an Italian engraver and architect. He was the son of the Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Some slight cockling. Some marks outside the platemark. Waterstain at bottom of sheet coming just into platemark on lower left. Paper off-white not grey as in photo.

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artist Francesco Piranesi (1758-1810) after Ludovico Corazzari
method Copper-line engraving
date 1781
size 360mm by 450mm (platemark)
SKU CL4896