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Villa di Castel Pulci del Signor Marchese Riccardi

$750.00

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Original antique topographical print
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From Vedute delle ville, e d'altri luoghi della Toscana, a series of etchings published in Florence by Giuseppe Allegrini, 1744. The Marchese Andrea Gerini commissioned Zocchi to record all the greatest landmarks in Florence and its environs, which he did in a series of drawings that were translated into engravings by Zocchi and a number of other engravers and issued in two series in 1744 titled `Scelta XXIV vedute delle principali contrade, piazze, chiese, e palazzi della città di Firenze' and Vedute delle ville e d'altri luoghi della Toscana'. Zocchi's was born near Florence and studied in Venice and Bologna, he was a painter as well as a draughtsman. CONDITION : Light stain under centre of title. A couple of marks in the sky.
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artist Filippo Morghen (1730-1807) after Giuseppe Zocchi (1711-1767)
method Engraving with etching
date 1744
size 300mm by 490mm (platemark)
SKU VW785