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Piazza Colonna Rome Benoist lithograph

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Piazza Colonna, al Corso


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Original antique topographical print


Depicts the Piazza Colonna, showing the Colonna Antonina, Fontana di Piazza Colonna, Palazzo Chigi, Palazzo del Vicegerente, SS. Bartolomeo e Alessandro dei Bergamaschi and Palazzo Ferrajoli. From a French series titled 'Rome dans Sa Grandeur', circa 1870. Benoist was one of France's most gifted topographical artists of the 19th century, he was both a master lithographer and painter. He began his career in Paris and by 1836 he was exhibiting his views at the Paris Salons and continued to do so until 1879. As an original lithographic artist, Philippe Benoist specialized in exterior and interior views of many famous European buildings. CONDITION : One faint foxing spot in margin.

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artist Philippe Benoist (1813-1881)
method Tinted lithograph
date C1870
size 250mm by 360mm (image) 345mm by 500mm (sheet)
SKU VW6187