Antique Print-BATHS-CARACALLA-RUIN-ITALY-ROME-Pl. 39-Kilian-1782



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Original engraving and etching combination on a verge type hand laid paper. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 33 x 24 cm. The image size is ca. 26 x 20 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 13 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 10.2 x 7.9 inch.

Plate 39: ‘Pars Thermarum Antonini Caracallae. – Ein Theil der Caracallischen Thermen oder Bader’. (A part of the remains of the Warm Baths of Caracalla .) This plate shows a part of the remains of the warm baths of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus also called Caracalla. A fine architecture print. This scarse highly decorative original old antique print / plate originates from: ‘Denkmaler des Alten Roms oder Sammlung der vornehmen und noch in Rom vorhandenen Alterthumer nach Barbaults Zeichnung nebst einer Erklarung derselben aus dem Franzosischen ubersetzt.’ (Monuments of ancient Rome after drawings by Barbault and a description of these translated from French.), published by Conrad Heinrich Stage, Augsburg, 1782. This edition is a translation from the original French edition: ‘Les plus beaux monuments de Rome ancienne …’Artists and Engravers: The etchings / engravings are engraved by Georg Christoph Kilian, German engraver, collector, and cartographer (1709-1781), after Jean Barbault (c. 1705-1766), a French painter and engraver. Kilian was a student of Giovanni Battista Piranesi.

Condition: Fine. General age related toning.


(PCO) A82-04

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Dimensions 1 cm


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