Lot 90 of 271:
Veduta di Ponte Cestio, Luigi Rossini  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Veduta di Ponte Cestio
Author:
Rossini, Luigi
Place:
Rome
Publisher:
Date:
1822
Description:

Etching. Designed and printed by Luigi Rossini. 36x54.5 cm (14¼x21½"); sheet: 52.8x73.5 (20¾x29"). 

Like his predecessor Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Rossini focused on extant antique Roman architecture and excavations in Rome and its environs, and rendered in exquisite detail classical architecture of Rome and its surrounding countryside. In contrast to Piranesi, he made greater use of the bucolic settings in his etchings of Roman ruins. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light matte burn to edges, hints of foxing in margins.
 
Item number:
302529
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