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Print Number 904 
Painter Rossini 
Title Avanzi del Teatro di Marcello 
Engraver Rossini 
Date 1824 
Publisher  
Place of Publication Rome 
Image Size (mm) 390 x 500 
Image Size (Inches) 15.375 x 19.625 
Paper Size (mm) 522 x 740 
Paper Size (Inches) 20.5 x 29.125 
Platemark Size (mm) 413 x 509 
Platemark Size (Inches) 16.25 x 20 
Coloring Black & White 
Medium Copper Engraving 
Condition Excellent 
Notes The building of the Theatre of Marcello was started by Julius Caesar and complete by Augustus in 13 BC, and dedicated to his heir Marcellus. Luigi Rossini was a master engraver who produced over one thousand plates of buildings, ruins, gardens and monuments. His career coincided with a period of great archeological activity. His etchings of Rome followed Piranesi's example, and reported the latest excavations to an avidly interested European audience. In turn, as they were carried home by Northern Europeans on the Grand Tour, the etchings fuelled worldwide interest in classical architecture. 
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Price (US$) 875  
Short Description ; Artists Rossini; Architectural Others; Architectural Others 
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