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Piazza Di Monte Cavallo Rome Benoist lithograph

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Piazza Di Monte-Cavallo


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Original antique topographical print


Depicts in the centre of the image the four ancient statues which portrayed demigods Castor and Pollux in the act of taming their horses, and the obelisk erected by Pope Pius VI in 1786. 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 : Some light foxing and a little soiling in the margins. Crease at top left corner of the sheet. Some light foxing on the back of the sheet.

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artist Philippe Benoist (1813-1881)
method Tinted lithograph
date C1870
size 250mm by 355mm (image) 345mm by 500mm (sheet)
SKU VW6169