Veduta della Basilica e Piazza di S. Pietro in Vaticano.

Jean Barbault (*1705 - 1766)
Antique town view of St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, Vatican, Rome. Printed in Rome by Bouchard & Gravier circa 1760.

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Description

Etching of St. Peter's Basilica and Plazza in Vatican / Rome by Jean Barbault. His Rome etchings are contemporary with Piranesi. It shows a authentic view of Rome in the middle of 18th century.

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CartographerJean Barbault
TitleVeduta della Basilica e Piazza di S. Pietro in Vaticano.
Publisher, YearBouchard & Gravier, Rome, circa 1760
Plate Size43.0 x 57.3 cm (16.9 x 22.6 inches)
Sheet Size49.5 x 60.0 cm (19.5 x 23.6 inches)

Condition

Minor soiling in lower centrefold, minor waterstained in upper margin. Good and strong impression. Overall in fine condition on heavy chained line paper.

Cartographer

Jean Barbault was a French painter born around 1705. He died 1766 in Rome. Publications: Les plus beaux monuments de Rome ancienne. Rome, 1763. - Les plus beaux édifices de Rome moderne. Rome, 1763. - Recueil de divers monuments anciens répandus en plusieurs endroits de l'Italie. Rome, 1770. - Collection choisie d'anciens bas-reliefs. Rome, 1783.

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Antique town view of St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, Vatican, Rome. Printed in Rome by Bouchard & Gravier circa 1760.

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