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Entrance to the Villa des Maecenas - Albert Christoph Dies prints
Entrance to the Villa des Maecenas - Albert Christoph Dies prints
Entrance to the Villa des Maecenas - Albert Christoph Dies prints
Entrance to the Villa des Maecenas - Albert Christoph Dies prints

Entrance to the Villa des Maecenas

By Albert Christoph Dies

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Entrance to the Villa des Maecenas - Albert Christoph Dies print

Albert Christoph Dies
1794

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Date: 1794

Medium: etching

Edition size: limited

Image size: 24,7 x 35,2 cm

Sheet size: 39,3 x 48,9 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: €500 (incl. taxes)

Description:

Signed, dated and inscribed: "A. C. Dies incise Roma 1794 | Porta scura, o. sia Entrata nella Villa Mecenate". Schinkel's diary entry from October 15, 1824 refers to this tunnel that opens up to the village: "The old road led through the villa in a long, wide, highly vaulted corridor that is still completely preserved [...]] On the big platform [...] above the vaulted ruins of the villa [...] you have an unlimited view of the Roman remoteness." (Schinkel 1979, p. 221).


Series: Prospects from Italy, by Johann Christian Reinhart, Jakob Wilhelm Mechau and Albert Christoph Dies

Catalogue raisonné: Andresen III, Nr. 21, Fichter Nr. 64

Keywords:

Italy, landscape, botany, nature, antiquity, ruin, Classicism, Architecture

Condition:

Very good condition. Slightly wavy in the middle. Slightly soiled on the edge of the sheet. The corners of the leaves are minimally bumped. Along the edges there are a few restored tears. Below with various inscriptions in pencil by other hand.


AlDies/D 10

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