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Rossini, Veduta del Ponte Rotto (Broken Bridge) c1823.

Rossini, Veduta del Ponte Rotto (Broken Bridge) c1823.

by Rossini, Luigi

Broken Bridge antique print. Superb large etching c1823. Veduta del Ponte Rotto.  A. Arco. dell'antico Ponte Senatorio alla Ripa Trastavere  B. Arco Moderne  C. Avanzi della Pilaantica sula Riva opposta  D. Casa di Pilato  E.Tempio di Vesta  F. Cloaca Massima.

Original antique print etched on copper by Luigi Rossini (1790-1857) for Antichita Romane (Roman Antiquities - the most interesting views of Ancient Rome drawn and incised by architectural engraver, Luigi Rossini from Ravenna), published between 1819 and 1823, in collaboration with Barolomeo Pinelli (1771-1835) who provided Rossini with appropriate scenes of street life.

Rossini trained in Bologna to be an architect. After graduating he moved to Rome in 1814 was obliged to make his living as a professional architectural artist-engraver. His views of Rome are some of the finest ever done.

Page size 510 x 725mm (20 x 28.5 inches). To plate mark measures 385 x 575mm (15.25 x 22.5 inches)

Stock Number: apLRvR42Price: $925.00